Fort William in Lochaber is associated with many of the great clans of Scotland and the surrounding area offers the opportunity to stay in an historic hotel when you visit the West Highlands. The town was originally based around a garrison of troops established by Oliver Cromwell. It is particularly connected to events of the Jacobite rising in 1745.
The Great Outdoors
A stay in Fort William gives travellers the chance to delve into local history and to also choose a hotel that has a distinctive character and a story to tell. Historic hotels in Fort William and the surrounding area are an ideal base for exploring the nearby countryside including Glen Coe and Ben Nevis.
Historic Hotels in Fort William
The Fort William area has many buildings of note including Inverlochy Castle and there are hotels that offer comfortable accommodation within locations with historic significance. The countryside provides a backdrop to an adventure in the Scottish Highlands as you learn more about this beautiful rural part of Scotland. Fort William is easily reached from main transport hubs in Scotland with travellers arriving to Glasgow, Edinburgh or Aberdeen airports before making their way to this welcoming town on the banks of Loch Linnhe.