OUT & ABOUT
Glenshian is ideally situated for touring the western highlands. Within a short drive you can visit Ardnamurchan, Glencoe, Oban, Mallaig, Knoydart, Loch Ness, The Small Isles, Mull and Skye.
The area takes in rugged and wild highland landscapes as well as soft white sandy beaches. The area includes some of Scotland's finest mountain scenery.
There are many gardens and historic sites to visit in the area.
You can enjoy one of the world's most scenic rail journeys from Fort William to Mallaig.
There are local food, craft, geological and wildlife trails. Together with various festivals and Highland Games.
There is an abundance of wildlife and fauna including Birds Pine
Marten, Red Squirrels, Deer, Otter, Cetaceans, Butterflies, Orchids,
mosses and lichen.
Fort William has good local amenities. In the area there are a number of good pubs and restaurants so you can sample local specialities.
The area is known as the Outdoor Capital of the UK. Activities include walking, climbing, mountain biking, horse riding, pony trekking, golf, fishing, angling, quad biking, off-road guided tours and a wide range of water sports. You can also enjoy boat trips and tours to see local marine and wildlife.
During the winter there are great facilities for the skier, snowboarder, winter climber and walker and mountain biker. Nevis Range, on Aonach Mor, with its unique gondola system is only 6 miles away.
Rail - www.scotrail.co.uk
Coach - www.citylink.co.uk
Routes - www.theaa.co.uk
Ferries - www.calmac.co.uk
Jacobite Steam Train - Timetable and Prices - www.steamtrain.info
Accommodation near Stations - www.station-stays.co.uk
Caledonian Canal - www.scottishcanals.co.uk
Local Walks - www.walkhighlands.co.uk
Great Glen Ways - www.greatglenway.com
Great Glen Canoe Trail - www.greatglencanoetrail.info
Skiing and Mountain Biking - www.nevisrange.co.uk
Pubs and Restaurants
Grog and Gruel Pub - www.grogandgruel.co.uk
Ben Nevis Inn - www.ben-nevis-inn.co.uk
The Princes House Hotel - www.glenfinnan.co.uk
Glenfinnan Dining Car - www.glenfinnanstationmuseum.co.uk/facilities/dining-car