If you’re looking for an entrance to Ben Nevis and the UK’s highest mountain, then you’ve found us. We are FORT WILLIAM, we are the unofficial gateway to all things outdoors, Fort William, of course being, the Outdoor Capital Of The UK! i If you’re in the Highlands then there’s no escaping the pull of our wee little town, the biggest after Inverness.

Fort William invites all from around the world to enjoy our hills and mountains and waterways, to bring your families, kin and friends to our very own bastion of scenic beauty. Welcome at any time of the year to walk, talk, hawk at our scenery and then wine and dine and shop at your own leisure in the town of all that is outdoors and more.

Tourism And Visiting Fort William For Downhill Mountain Bike World Cup 2012

There are many events in and around Fort William all year round but one that tops the bill is the yearly Downhill Mountain Bike World Cup on Aonach Mor. With the steepest incline in the entire World Cup at 525m over 2.6km, it’s a much vaunted spectacle. the World Cup will see many British Champion go head to head in 2012.

Fort William Accommodation, Hotels, B&B, Cottages, Lodges

There are a great many hotels, lodges, cottages and B & Bs that offer warm, welcoming accommodation in and around Fort William during any season. From self catering, to guest houses, whether you’re stopping by for just the night before walking your way through the Highlands and Ben Nevis or you’re on a longer holiday by Loch Linnhe, our town is your home from home for the duration.

Fort William And Ben Nevis, Hiking, Hill Walking, Climbing, Cycling, Skiing, And Mountaineering

We’re not known as outdoor capital of the UK for no reason, Fort William lays claim to an area so active that outdoor adventure could well have been invented at the foot of Ben Nevis, with activities stretching across land and loch, you can take part in climbing, cycling, hill walking, skiing, mountaineering and sailing.

Fort William’s Lochs, Rivers, Munros, Paths, Scenery, Beauty And Places To Visit

There are many Munros and Lochs to take advantage of in the Scottish Highlands, from Fort William to Inverness, you will not fail to be impressed by the scenic beauty of the valleys and bills surrounding our town.


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