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Fort William Guide
Fort William is located in the Highlands of Scotland and is best known as the capital outside the United Kingdom. He won the association because of the large number of outdoor activities that are available with mountain biking is particularly popular.

This region offers visitors a multitude of activities and an excellent opportunity to explore the history of Scotland. There are excellent hotels in Fort William with one of the best hotels in Europe just outside the city.

Transportation

There are no air links to Fort William, the nearest airport, you will find is Inverness which is about 60 miles. Inverness has a few daily domestic flights available from airlines such as British Airways and Easyjet fly to Dublin, Edinburgh and London.

There is a train station in downtown Fort William and from there you can take a direct train to Glasgow which takes around 3 hours 30 minutes. From Glasgow you can connect to Edinburgh, Perth and other major destinations in Scotland.

The bus station is next to the train station in downtown Fort William and from there you can get a direct service to Inverness CityLink or other big cities in the Highlands. There are also direct services to major Scottish cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow again with CityLink.

Attractions

Ben Nevis

Ben Nevis is the highest mountain in the UK and offers a breathtaking view of the peak that rises more than 4,400 m is a popular mountain for walkers and it is so popular that it is in fact a complete path all the way to the summit. It is ideal for people who are hikers navigation is relatively simple.

Caledonian Canal (Caledonian Backpackers)

The Caledonian Canal is a total of 62 miles long and was designed by Thomas Telford in 1803. The canal connects Inverness to Fort William and through several lakes including Loch Ness, Loch Lochy and Loch Onich.

There are several companies that rent small boats that offer comfort and a unique way to travel through the Highlands.

Glencoe

One of the most picturesque areas of Scotland and a neighborhood full of history, was the scene of one of the bloodiest parts of Scottish history. The massacre of Glencoe took place in 1692 and involved 38 people of the Clan McDonald killed for not pleading allegiance to new king, William of Orange.

Today, the valley and its surroundings offer fantastic panoramic views and there is also a good selection of Munros for walkers wishing to climb.

Accommodation

Accommodation in Fort William is the ultimate in five star luxury accommodation at Inverlochy Castle hiking budget. If you have the money, then Inverlochy Castle offers guests a unique and luxurious stay. It is multi-award winning and was elected as one of the best hotels in Europe in 2007.

The area is a popular destination backpack and it is a good selection of hostels available in different standards. Prices start from just £ 10 per night and hostels are located in the downtown and near Ben Nevis.

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Other types of accommodation at reasonable prices can be found at many bed and breakfasts and hotels with hotel rooms starting from just £ 50 per night in places like downtown Bank Street Lodge.

Enjoy the beautiful scenery through a scenic route or climb to the summit of the highest mountain in Great Britain Fort William offers a unique experience. If you are looking for accommodation Fort William Scotland Bed and then try for a e.

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