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Ben Nevis

Fort William, Scotland
+44 1397 705922
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Fondly called "Ben" by the locals, Britain's highest mountain towers 4,406 feet above the town of Fort William.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hard slog” (37 reviews)
“coming down” (74 reviews)
“half way” (83 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Fort William, Scotland
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"hard slog"
in 37 reviews
"coming down"
in 74 reviews
"half way"
in 83 reviews
"hard work"
in 56 reviews
"highest mountain"
in 57 reviews
"tourist route"
in 34 reviews
"highest peak"
in 27 reviews
"long slog"
in 17 reviews
"tough walk"
in 17 reviews
"warm clothes"
in 21 reviews
"halfway point"
in 21 reviews
"peaks challenge"
in 30 reviews
"great climb"
in 20 reviews
"walking poles"
in 21 reviews
"highest point"
in 25 reviews
"amazing views"
in 67 reviews
"well worth the effort"
in 36 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

But dont be stupid - dress appropriately and take a map, which you should be able to read. it is a mountain, the highest isn the uk, it is not for sandals and handbags! the weather changes quickly so be prepared. if you are not...More

Thank Htaylor2
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The hike was great fun and loved every second, even in the snow and 90Kph winds. The lady in the visitors centre was possible the most dour, grumpy un-helpful person I have ever encountered. Great for promoting tourism!!

Thank iain_duthie
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

On a short visit to Fort William with party of German friends, we decided to eat at the Ben Nevis, a pub on main St.which i had visited before. Upon entering we were told the upstairs lounge was closed which is where i normally like...More

Thank bluesbuddah
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's high, it's a long way, it's cold at the top, your knees really hurt coming down, but we are elated we did it. Great parking at visitors centre and cheap. Well marked path, everyone really friendly. Just do it x

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Travelled to Scotland specifically to visit this mountain. We started early morning and the path was already extremely busy! We took around 3-4 hours on the ascent and whilst it was moderately difficult the descent is what really gets! You put your knees under quite...More

Thank HMT98
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous walk today, didn't top out as we didn't have correct kit. Saw lots of people in inappropriate gear for winter conditions...stay safe 👌

Thank emmailey1
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were fortunate enough to have one of the best days weather wise to climb U.K.s highest mountain range. Not a single cloud or gust of wind the whole time. Do not underestimate how tough some parts are. We climbed without crampons so it was...More

Thank Lianne R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an awesome walk to the top of the UK's highest mountain, Stunning views from the top. We were very lucky to have a calm clear day, blue skies and snow under foot. Be aware that the weather can not be too kind here...More

Thank Jim D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We started up the trail later in day, plus we had to smaller kiddos. Our goal was not to go all the way, but we made it a decent distance. Our kids enjoyed this trail as well, and it provided plenty of gorgeous views. Love...More

Thank CheyNR
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth hiring crampons and boots as well as ice picks in the winter, this helped us climb the mountain easier than without. There was at least 10ft of snow yesterday and we were lucky to get amazing views but the weather can change so...More

1  Thank Faye G
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maisiebiggs
26 February 2018|
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Response from Sumanth C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you know any time is a good time in Scotland as long as the weather permits. So, my dear friend, it is better to check with the weather a couple of days before you decide to visit. Of course, the crowd will be thinner... More
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James S
22 January 2018|
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Response from banerx | Reviewed this property |
Of course you can do it!!! All you need to do is to take the right equipment- trekking boots, plenty of water and some food. You need to be emotionally prepared as there are several false peaks and also need to have the... More
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argML
5 January 2018|
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Response from Sumanth C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, looking at your specific question, I am assuming that you are a pro and have a good experience in hiking during this time of the year. Then at the end of your question, you mention you are a first timer to Ben so... More
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