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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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Glencoe, Ben Nevis and Loch Ness Day Tour from Edinburgh
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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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“hard slog” (35 reviews)
“coming down” (68 reviews)
“hard work” (55 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Fort William, Scotland
+44 1397 705922
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Going up and down is about 15 km. You start at almost sea level and have to go up till 1345 m. The ascent and descent are tough. The route is easy to follow. On my hike there were a lot of people. At certain...More

Thank Bert R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had no experience with climbing but I made it to the top of Ben Nevis I'm not fit and slightly over weight so I just just wanted to reassure those people that don't think they can yes they can! Get a good pair of...More

Thank VeeDotPee
Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a great time hiking here. Wonderful trails for all levels, especially pony track. The problem hiking in Scotland is always the weather. But, was happy to find nothing like the rainy weather when it hits in New England where I'm from. It generally rains...More

Thank tony a
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited with my family (hubby and 3 children) well signposted and easy to find. I was fortunate that the weather was fine and dry! We had a lovely day and the area is truly beautiful. An absolute must see if in the area!! breathtaking!

Thank gibb0girl
Reviewed 5 days ago

We enjoyed our walk up Ben Nevis, enjoyed the views going up and coming down couldn't see much at the top because the fog came in. An interesting experience watching the fog come in if slightly nerve racking when you can't see more than 15ft...More

Thank claresargent3
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I'm not quite sure how you rate a Munro but here we go... (rhyme unintentional) Easy to locate and well signed, although not needed...just look for the biggest Munro around you... Beautiful and picturesque location surrounding The Ben. The path is well maintained and easy...More

Thank JessieBarrie
Reviewed 5 days ago

The food selection is not great. Just to fill up on your way to Loch Ness. We had no choice since the bus stopped here for lunch. It is a self service restaurant. We picked up Roast Chicken Sandwich which was extremely dry and without...More

Thank Yusuf M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I'm 49 years old . I have fibromyalgia and my husband and I decided to see how far we would get . It's hard going . I'm ok fitness wise but this kicked my backside and some. I think we managed about a third of...More

2  Thank takerbabe
Reviewed 6 days ago

best time to visit is summer between May-Aug as you can take ride of gandola to top and enjoy and relax best views of scottish mountains ! simple stunning on summer clear day.

Thank Ritesh S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow what an experience!!! My friends suggested this to me and I thought why not. My first climb and this is going to take a lot of beating. I prepared for the worst conditions ever, except sunshine!! It was a glorious day the whole way...More

Thank Kathleen E
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10 August 2017|
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Response from Liz M | Reviewed this property |
The Visitor Centre was closed when we were there, but they did have a portakabin with t-shirts, medals, badges and certificates. The staff were really helpful, and even wrote out our certificates.
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.