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Fort William, United Kingdom

Known as the "Outdoor Capital of the UK", Fort William is the second-largest settlement in the Highlands of Scotland. In the town, tourists find a holiday spot packed with attractions and activities such as hill walking and climbing in the Munro Mountains. Fort William is perfectly located near Glen Coe and Glenfinnan to create an adventurous vacation in the Scottish West Highlands.

Fort William Attractions

  • Bridge in Glenfinnan (Harry Potter Bridge)
  • Aonach Mòr
  • Monzie Square

Fort William Activities

  • Cruise on the Caledonian Canal
  • Explore Lochaber’s coastline, offering the most diverse scenery in the UK
  • Climb or ski Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the British Isles

Fort William Climate

The best time to visit Fort William is during the months of May through September, when temperatures range between 55°F (13°C) and 61°F (16°C). The winter and spring seasons (October through April) see temperatures around 41°F (5°C). Average annual rainfall measures 106 inches (2,692 mm) and occurs mostly during the cooler months.

Getting There & Around

With the West Highland Line passing through Fort William, visitors can easily reach the town from the airport in Glasgow. If travelling by boat, the Caledonian Canal connects the Scottish East at Inverness with Corpach (on the west coast near Fort William).

In town and throughout the region, walking, hired cars and bus services help visitors reach many of the attractions. In town, walking gets tourists around the area quickly and easily.

Hotels in Fort William

Recommended hotels

From US$79

1 Alexandra Hotel

3 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

The Parade Map

Just a short drive from the foot of Ben Nevis, the Alexandra Hotel offers free parking and free WiFi in public areas. The shores of Loch Lennhe and Loch Eil are within walking distance.An open-fire... More

Old fashioned but comfortable hotel
A lovely old fashioned hotel in a convenient location. It was very busy during my stay but the staff coped admirably.
9 Dec 2014
From US$80

2 Ben Nevis Hotel & Lesiure Club

3 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

North Road Map

Minutes walk from Fort William, Ben Nevis Hotel and Leisure Club offers a restaurant, a bar, free parking and a heated indoor swimming pool.The hotels restaurant, with its views over Ben Nevis has... More

Pleasant short stay
This was a pleasant short stay, Due to time constraints, I could not see and make use of the leisure facilities..
27 Jul 2015

3 BEST WESTERN Imperial Hotel

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

Fraser Square Map

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The BEST WESTERN Imperial Hotel Fort William welcomes business and leisure travellers to plan their vacation stay at this hotel on their visit to Fort William. This hotel offers good standard of... More

From US$61

4 Royal Hotel

3 stars
1.7 / 5 3 reviews

Argyll Square Map

Placed in the centre of Oban, close to the Railway Station and Ferry Terminal, the Royal has en suite guest rooms, free WiFi and parking and offers tasty traditional Scottish food and... More

Dirty, and not a hood value
I arranged and three night stay at the hotel through through an internet hotel service. This led to the hotel to be unable to refund my 165$ a night fee paid through the website. After spending...
30 Jul 2014
From US$67

5 Crianlarich Hotel

4 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

Crianlarich Map

Best Western Crianlarich Hotel is an independently owned Scottish hotel inspired from beautiful Victorian architecture and highlighted by quality amenities and cosy highlands hospitality, fit for... More

Great base for hills and west Highland Way
Stayed a few times. Pretty good value. Meals good and reasonably priced.
2 Oct 2015
From US$107

6 BEST WESTERN Glenspean Lodge

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

Roy Bridge Map

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An attractive country house set in five acres of gardens with spectacular views of the Nevis Range, the Best Western Glenspean Lodge is an oasis of peace and tranquillity. GeneralThe Best Western... More

From US$178

7 Holly Tree Hotel and Swimming Pool

3 stars
5.0 / 5

Kentallen Pier Map

Perched on the highlands in Scotland, Holly Tree Hotel & Swimming Pool Argyll offers an idyllic sanctuary housed in a historic structure in Argyll. Holidaymakers can get a glimpse of the local folk... More

From US$94

8 Letterfinlay Lodge Hotel

4 stars
Not yet reviewed

Loch Lochy Map

The hotel is a former Hunting Lodge which perches on the banks of Loch Lochy. The lodge first started trading in 1957 to cater for shooting parties and over the years since has traded as a hotel... More

From US$148

9 Corriegour Lodge Hotel

4 stars
Not yet reviewed

Loch Lochy Map

Stay 3 Nights save 33%

Set amidst picturesque natural attractions and striking landscapes, Corriegour Lodge Hotel Fort William makes for an ideal base for outdoorsy travellers and holidaymakers visiting this part of the... More

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