Accommodation

A PLACE TO STAY, BETWEEN THE RIVERS AND THE SEA

Fort William and it’s surrounding area has a wide range of fantastic accommodation options, however they often book up quickly. We would strongly advise booking early to avoid disappoint. Below are some of our recommended places to stay:

Linnhe Lochside Holidays

Linnhe offers a wonderful selection of accommodation including luxury 3 or 4 star alpine style chalets and lochside lodges or a variety of holiday caravan options to suit every family size and budget. Linnhe Lochside’s touring and camping pitches are set amoungst beautiful gardens and only a moment’s stroll from the loch side with free fishing just yards from your pitch.

Why stay here: Linnhe Lochside Holidays is situated on the waters edge of Loch Linnhe & Loch Eil, with the impressive Ben Nevis in the background. Due to the easy access on and off the water, we can offer you canoe and kayak hire from here. Just let us know when you want the boats and we will drop them to you.

Invergloy Riverside Lodges

Invergloy Riverside Lodges provides flexible accommodation in unique architecturally designed lodges, ideal for week long family holidays or short breaks. It’s a perfect space for couples, families or groups of friends in all seasons. Three beautiful lodges sit in an elevated position on the 14 acre woodland garden overlooking Loch Lochy and the mountains beyond.

Why stay here: Not only is the site stunning with incredibly friendly owners, these lodges sit on the shores of Loch Lochy, which is the venue of one of our canoe trips. Let us know you are staying here and we can start the experience from your doorstep.. how easy is that for you! We can also offer you canoe and kayak hire from this location, bringing the kit to you.

Burnbank Lodges

Your basic but peaceful, Highland Hideaway. Self-catering, one-bedroom, wooden holiday lodges set in natural woodland on the banks of the River Spean, just 10 miles from Fort William.

Why stay here: The River Spean is the perfect venue for our Ultimate White Water Experience. If during your stay it has been very wet, take full advantage of the high river water levels and tackle the rapids in our incredibly fun purpose built kayaks. The trip finishes at your doorstep! How convenient is that…

Coorie Doon, Banavie

This cosy, self-contained cabin with Ben Nevis views is the perfect base for anyone wanting to explore this beautiful area. Relax to fabulous views & take full advantage of the drying room, kayak & bike storage/cleaning, Wifi and good transport links. An electric car charge point is also available. The cabin can sleep 1 – 6 guests.

Why stay here: As it is right on the doorstep to the Caledonian canal, why not try a splash of canoeing whilst visiting and explore the surrounding area in the safety net of a calm, narrow waterway. Hire canoes from us and we will arrange all the logistic of canoe transportation for you – so you can make the most of your time on the water.

The Old Library, Arisaig

The Old Library is a 200 year old stone built stable that has been converted into a cheerful and welcoming restaurant with rooms. The bed and breakfast accommodation comprises of six tastefully decorated bedrooms which are all well appointed and en suite, and four of the rooms have patios overlooking our garden.

Why stay here: Arisaig is the destination of our finest of sea kayaking venues. Be prepared to be ‘wowed’

Sgiath House, Arisaig

Two gorgeous, comfortable and spacious rooms with ensuite or private bathroom and king-size beds. A mile from the village of Arisaig, with exceptional views across the sea to islands of Eigg, Rum and Skye and the beaches of Back of Keppoch. Your Arisaig adventure starts here!

Why stay here: Arisaig is the destination of our finest of sea kayaking venues. Be prepared to be ‘wowed’

What’s near by:

  • Nevis Range Resort: The place to go for mountain bike hire and trail riding. The Gondola is also an easy way to get onto the tops of the mountains for breathtaking views from above. The resort also has a tree top adventure course and facilities such as a cafe, toilets, etc.
  • Fort William Town Centre: Variety of restaurants, pubs, supermarkets and shops.
  • Steall Falls (Glen Nevis): Popular day walk taking you to Steall Falls, famous for its impressive height and use in filming. To access the base of the falls, you will need to cross a wire suspension bridge over a river.
  • Glenfinnan Viaduct: The famous Harry Potter Bridge. Catch the impressive Jacobite Steam Train cross the Glenfinnan Viaduct just before 11 am and 3pm daily at on its route to and from ‘Hogwarts’. Be sure to arrive early to secure parking as it’s a very popular attraction.
  • Camusdarach Beach: A gorgeous, large, white sandy beach with crystal clear waters, and view of surrounding mountains and off shore islands.
  • Glencoe Valley: One of the most impressive mountainous valleys’ you will drive through in Scotland, with a huge choice of walks and mountain routes leading from it. Allow plenty of time to stop at all the view-points to really appreciate the spectacular rocky environment.

These are just some examples. The whole area is rich in wildlife, history and so much more… No wonder the place is often described as ‘easy to arrive, yet hard to leave’!