Surround yourself with the picturesque mountains at the head of Loch Linnhe
Open Up The Possibilities
On the Western side of Scotland lies one of its largest sea Lochs, Loch Linnhe. Nestled near its head sits Fort William one of the largest towns in the highlands yet only 10,000 people live there giving you an excellent location to feel away from the bustle of day to day life.
Fort William is famed as the outdoor capital of the UK with local campsites ideal for camper vans lend themselves to active explorers and adventurers.
Glen Nevis Caravan and Camping Park
Sitting at the foot of Ben Nevis on the north side you are not only presented with breath taking views but also in an ideal location to use this location as a base camp to put those hiking boots through their paces.
- If you fancy feeling like you’re on your way to Hogwarts take a trip on the Jacobite Steam Train to Mallaig across the Glenfinnan viaduct as seen in the movie.
- It would be hard to write about the area and not mention Ben Nevis. If hiking and climbing are your hobbies and you’re after a definite challenge then you’d be hard pressed to find a better opportunity.
- You’ll be surrounded by all manner of great mountain biking routes if cycling is your thing. So much so the UCI Mountain bike world championships have been held here.
- For a picturesque leisurely walk and a bit of history visit Neptune’s staircase the longest Canal boat lock in Britain.
Caolasnacon Caravan and Camping Park
Sitting on the shores of Loch Leven, and not far from Glencoe, you’ll find this idyllic camping park. Ideally placed for you to have an active or relaxing a time away as you choose.
- Being on the shores of Loch Leven why not try your hand at fishing?
- Watersports are a plenty from canoeing, white water rafting to outdoor swimming
- We all know the Scottish weather can be a little unpredictable but don’t let it stop you! A short drive to Kinlochleven means you can carry on with your climbing plans with Ice Factors indoor ice climbing walls.
Gairlochy Holiday Park
On the southern end of Loch Lochy take yourself away with this quaint secluded campsite ringed with the beautiful highlands.
- For a little history why not visit the commando memorial with its gorgeous views
- Gairlochy is a great location to take in some of the Great Glen Way recommended by the Scottish Natural Heritage, running from Fort William all the way to Inverness.
- As with many areas near Fort William there are excellent fishing and kayaking opportunities on the river Spean
Get Ready To Explore
Whether it’s hiking across the highlands, making a splash with water sports, or challenging yourself with the various climbing opportunities. Fort William and the surrounding areas can cater for all.
With so many locations, sights, activities and experiences, you’ll be planning your next Camping trip before you’ve even started the first.