Fort William is the Outdoor Capital of the UK. Whether you are an outdoor enthusiast or simply someone who wants to take in the sights of this beautiful area the apartments provide the perfect base for exploring the west coast of Scotland.
Places to Visit
Camusdarach beach is an arc of white, glistening sand and clear water. With a spectacular view to the crest of the Cuillins of Skye, the rugged blue peaks of Rum and the steep sea cliff of Eigg, Camusdarach is breathtaking.
Isle of Skye
Skye is one of the top locations in Scotland to visit. It is famous for its scenery and landscapes that will take your breath away. The Island has a rich History covering many topics, such as: Dinosaur Fossils, Clan Warfare, Highland Clearances. Visit isleofskye.com for more information.
Mallaig by Steam Train
With rugged hills and scenic lochs and described as one of the great railway journeys of the world this 84 mile round trip takes you past the famous sites shot on the Harry Potter Hogwarts express. Incredible views from the Glenfinnan Viaduct. Travel by steam on the seasonally-run Jacobite Express to experience the full grandeur and step back in time, or enjoy the views at any time and take the Scotrail scheduled train service, available 3 times daily.
Isle of Mull
Mull is a wild and beautiful island with over 300 miles of dramatic and scenic coastline. Renowned for, sandy beaches, wildlife watching and diverse landscape, Mull is a perfect getaway for a day trip reached by Calmac ferry. Mull is also home to the UK’s onlyWhite tailed Sea eagle viewing hide.
Highland Wildlife park
Enjoy a great family day out at the Highland Wildlife Park, the Highlands’ Wildest Visitor Attraction! From Polar Bears to Amur Tigers, and Capercaillie to Scottish Wildcats. The park also has an excellent kids play area.
With amazing views over the islands seemingly around every corner, the Ardnamurchan Peninsula is interspaced with stunning beaches. On your way take in the buetty of the Sunart oak woods, and have a break at the Garbh Eilean Wildlife Hide, which is one of the best wildlife viewing facilities you will find. The peninsula ends with the elegant Ardnamurchan lighthouse which is one of the UK’s top rated places to get engaged.
Ben Nevis Leisure Club
Pick up clean warm towels on arrival and go for a free swim, use the gym or unwind in the Jacuzzi, sauna or steam room as many times as you like during your stay. The Ben Nevis Leisure Club offers you the chance of a relaxing time after more strenuous activities!
Walk and Explore
Fort William is situated in the middle of one the best areas for walking in Europe. Check out Walkhighlands for thousands of free detailed descriptions of walks and downloadable maps and waypoints. A great place to plan a low level walk in the forest or a winter expedition.
Nevis Range is a year-round mountain ski resort near Ben Nevis and Fort William. Take the gondola, bike on some of the best trails in the UK, ski, or swing in the trees on a high wire. If you want an easy day, take in the great views and enjoy great food in their Pinemarten café or Snowgoose restaurant at the top station.
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Vertical Descents in Onich offer superb outdoor experiences for everyone, canyoning, gorge walking, white water rafting and paintballing are some of the activities they have to offer.
The unique range of activities at The Ice Factor include the World’s Largest Indoor Ice Climbing Wall, The UK’s Highest Articulated Rock Climbing Wall and the UK’s Highest (and scariest!) Outdoor Aerial Adventure Course and Giant Swing. Or enjoy and relax in their fantastic café.
With 4 mountains over 4,000ft close to the apartments, is there a better place to come.
Enjoy a fantastic day on a Kayak through some of the most spectacular coastal, mountain and island scenery in Scotland. One of the best ways to see wildlife from sea eagles to otters. Rockhopper Sea Kayaking ensure expert instruction while you explore. A favourite with our guests.