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Ben Nevis

Fort William, Scotland
+44 1397 705922
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Group Walk up Ben Nevis from Fort William
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Full-Day Trip to Loch Ness and the Scottish Highlands
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Fondly called "Ben" by the locals, Britain's highest mountain towers 4,406 feet above the town of Fort William.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“coming down” (74 reviews)
“hard slog” (37 reviews)
“hard work” (56 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Fort William, Scotland
+44 1397 705922
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Reviewed yesterday

The drive to Ben Nevis is as memorable as the whole drive through Scotland and especially if it raining or has rained and just stopped. Simply mind blowing is what I would say of all the places around the highlands. Ben Nevis is, by the...More

Thank Sumanth C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Despite the weather the scenery was breathtaking. We woke to the site of Ben Nevis with a light covering of snow that seemed to creep lower each day. This was when it wasn’t hidden in a typically Scottish mist. The dogs found many places to...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wet morning at the beginning of November took me to Ben Nevis. I stayed in Fort William the evening before and travelled a short distance by taxi to the mountain. I started from the nevis inn though I know there is a route from...More

Thank likestotravel529
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our Bed & Breakfast host in Fort William told us about a short hike on the north side of Ben Nevis. The Allt A' Mhuillin trail goes steadily upward, first through the forest, then above the treeline through the heather meadow. It's a moderate to...More

Thank moodymcsue
Reviewed 1 week ago

Will always be back, so much to see fantastic plays to view and visit. Would recommend to anyone large selection drams and fantastic visiting place ☺

Thank Norman M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ben Nevis is well worth a visit .Scenery in the area is outstanding.If climbing (not for me ) I envy you the view you would get would be unforgettable.

Thank nannyyogi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just because the gulf stream defreeze this place it does not mean it is worth the while. With arctic climate and virtually eternally under this cloud, it is not a nice nor beautiful place to be. Neither it is high or difficult to climb -...More

Thank rv15243
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If your into your warking and hiking this is one place I would recomed if you can get nice day the view are brilliant there is meny ways up and down tourist route can prove difficult in some places but fun for all.

Thank den310
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful scenery, didn’t climb although wished I could. Good for waterfalls photo and times exposures.

Thank Arthur F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely journey we had by train to Fort William. The scenery is wonderful. The High Street is quaint with a few charity shops but also some unusual shops including some nice pubs and eateries.

Thank sandypod
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10 August 2017|
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Response from cammy590 | Reviewed this property |
When I was there the visitor centre wasn't open however I'm sure there will be gift shops nearby
18 May 2017|
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Response from VXDspud | Reviewed this property |
hi the snow we were told is about 6ft on a good day, you will need waterprooth as half way up we got soaked but all part of the fun great all round senery and not a bad hike just zig zag your way up plenty of rest places to... More
7 May 2017|
Response from HaRuN_77 | Reviewed this property |
HI, I am guessing you already been there, sorry a bit late reply, You really don't need any guide.. The trek is clear and anyone can follow it.