The most famous mountain in the United Kingdom, Ben Nevis, rises a staggering 1,344 metres above the vibrant area of Fort William, and every year over 100,000 people reach the mountain’s summit. If you are looking for a challenge, than the West Highlands area of Fort William has plenty to offer you.
Fort William: The Outdoor Capital of the UK
Find your sport of choice in Fort William, whether you want to hike, bike, ski, snowboard, sail, raft, golf, fish or just amble within in the magical glens that dot this area, there is an activity for every taste and you can find something that suits you in the Outdoor Capital.
Conquer Ben Nevis
If nothing will fulfil your idea of a challenge better than scaling Ben Nevis, then make sure you plan ahead as conditions on this mighty Munro can change quickly. Be prepared for a full day of mountain walking. Take layers of clothing, a good pair of hiking boots, a map, a compass and plenty of food and water supplies should the weather change suddenly.
Good planning also includes being able to use a hot shower and fall into a soft bed after a long day of hiking and climbing. Connect with all your friends using the hotel’s WiFi connection, and tell them that you are safe and sound having conquered Ben Nevis. Book and browse hotels in the Fort William area using Expedia’s search tool, to find your haven after a long day of adventuring up and around the beautiful surrounds of Scotland's highest peak.