Experience the best of the Scottish countryside with a trip to Fort William in the heart of the West Highlands. A picture perfect town in rural surroundings close to Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the United Kingdom, Fort William is an ideal destination for an active outdoor holiday by the banks of Loch Linnhe, or a relaxing break exploring local history and enjoying the peaceful atmosphere of the town's traditional high street.
The Great Outdoors
The area of Lochaber around Fort William features a collection of charming villages and a range of family friendly accommodation including bed and breakfasts or small and large hotels with big rooms. The nearby Ben Nevis ski slopes are popular in winter while attractions like Inverlochy Castle and Glen Coe provide an opportunity to take in some of the magnificent local views and rugged Scottish terrain.
Family Holidays in Fort William
Local restaurants in Fort William cater for families keen to sample a taste of the Highlands with dishes inspired by local produce. The town provides a base to venture through the Great Glen or take a journey down the Caledonian Canal. Rent a mountain bike to take a journey through nearby forests or walk nature trails to enjoy the outdoors with your family. Every year Fort William hosts the Mountain Bike World Cup, an exhilarating event for budding young mountain bikers to watch.