Stay at Lonavla Cottage and see Ben Nevis from your bedroom window at our self catering accommodation in Fort William
The cottage is surrounded by picturesque, scenic countryside and the impressive Ben Nevis mountain presides over the area. Whether you're planning an outdoor adventure or prefer to explore at a more relaxed pace, you're sure to find plenty to see and do during your stay here at Lonavla Cottage.
If you're considering which sights to see, here are just a few suggestions to get you started:
Ben Nevis– the UK's highest mountain can be seen from your window and is well worth a closer look! The mountain, referred to by many locals as 'The Ben' stands an impressive 1,344 meters above sea level and also features the ruins of an observatory, which closed in the early 20th century. You can learn more about Ben Nevis here.
Nevis Range can been seen from our window and is just 15 minutes' drive away. The site features Britain's only mountain gondola, which takes visitors up 650 meters to the slopes of Aonach Mor. The range is open all year round. The site is not only a haven for skiers; snowboarding, mountain biking and high wire adventuring are also available. Cafe, bar and restaurant facilities are available on site, providing the perfect retreat after an activity-packed day! In the summertime, Nevis Range also hosts regular Ceilidh dance nights. Further information can be found here.
West Coast Railway
The West Coast Railway is just five minutes' walk away from the cottage. The traditional steam engines are sure to interest rail enthusiasts and connect visitors with a number of exciting destinations including Glenfinnan Viaduct – the location which served as the route for the Hogwarts Express in the popular Harry Potter films!
The West Coast railway runs from May to October from 10am-4pm daily. Further information can be found here.
Based in the Highlands, Glen Coe is a popular tourist attraction, particularly among climbers. Rock climbers will enjoy the challenge of the Buachaille Etive Mor. There are also many accessible walks around the mountains and the area is popular among skiers during the colder months.
There are a number of excellent pubs and restaurants in Fort William, including the Crannog Seafood Restaurant and The Grog & Gruel with its great selection of real ales, and traditional pub food. This beautiful town is just two miles from the cottage and well worth a visit!
If you are looking for self-catering accommodation in Fort William, contact us and book your stay at Lonavla Cottage.