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Fort William and Lochaber

Home to the mighty Ben Nevis, this region oozes beautiful scenery and Scottish charm

Welcome to Fort William & Lochaber!

Fort William and Lochaber boasts stunning vistas and beautiful countryside, has great shopping, restaurants, arts and culture, and also some of the most picturesque places to stay in Scotland. Many attractions are open all year round, so finding something to do is easy. The county has everything from the formidable Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the British Isles to the mighty Glenfinnan Viaduct, that Harry Potter fans are sure to recognise.

People from all over UK flock to the area for its beautiful scenery and Scottish charm, especially during its Highland Games season, when the region is alive with the sound of bagpipes and the whirl of kilts. Situated in the west of the Scottish Highlands, this wild and romantic county boasts a rugged landscape that has earned it the title of Outdoor Capital of the UK. Visitors are drawn back to the area for its spectacular views and the variety of outdoor activities on offer. The county is also renowned for its whisky distilleries, so book a tour and enjoy a dram or two!

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