Lying in the shadow of Ben Nevis, Fort William is the "Outdoor Capital of the UK".
Fort William offers a superb selection of amenities including a wide range of shops, supermarkets and restaurants. There are excellent links by rail and bus from both North and Southern routes. Fort William offers all year round activities and hosts many International events.
Just a few minutes from the town is Glen Nevis, one of Scotland's most picturesque Highland glens. The glen is formed from the flank of Ben Nevis and two other mountains and has the River Nevis flowing through it.
The Nevis Range ski, snowboard and mountain biking centre on Aonach Mor is one of the town’s major attractions. A gondola takes visitors 2,000 ft up the mountain for amazing views and access to the ski slopes. The centre hosts the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in June every year. Other recreational opportunities and events are available including: Annual Highland Games, Sailing, Hill Walking/Hiking . A Highland town with ever changing scenery with a reputation of being welcoming and friendly.