Visit Fort William, Glen Nevis and Ben Nevis in the Outdoor Capital of the UK

Outdoor activity holidays, mountain biking, climbing, paddle

Fort William is the undisputed Outdoor Capital for outdoor sports and activities in the UK - that's a fact ! There is no where else in the Bristish Isles where you can do almost everything from dive in the sea to fly in the air - with all watersports, country sports, cycling and mountain biking activies and of course mountain sports in between.
Come for a relaxing cruise on the Caledonian Canal, or enjoy a fly-fishing excusions - a day out learning to fly fish by a Highland river, or hillside loch; ride your bikes in our forest tracks, or what about a game of golf on all four Lochaber golf courses... the Fort William area boasts the widest choices of activities for everyone interested in a holiday in this unspoilt, natural, rural area where hills and glens, rivers and lochs, the sea coastline all offer something to do while enjoying the peace and tranquility. Visit Nevis Range, Fort William's outdoor centre for mountain biking, hill walking and winter snowsports.


Active Highs Outdoor Activities & Adventure Sports -  offer a great range of activities for families, couples, corporate events and stag & hen weekends. Active Highs offer white water rafting trips, canyoning, gorge walking, canoeing, kayaking and tons more. Other local companies offer bushcraft, natural history trips, outdoor craft activities, photography tours - all sorts of outdoor activities in and around Fort William.

Vertical Descents outdoor activities just south of Fort William provide a variety of exciting watersports for families and groups of friends. Check out Vertical Descents Tripadvisor reviews.

The list of businesses below represents the broad range of activity providers in the Fort William and Lochaber area. If you are running an outdoor activity business, add your business today !
If you are looking for an activity - get on the phone or drop them a text - our Lochaber Business Directory customers are waiting to be of service.

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  • Adventure Nevis - Ben Nevis Mountain Guide
    3 Bracara, Morar, PH40 4PE
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    If you are looking for a Ben Nevis Mountain Guide, Adventure Nevis is a Scottish-based guiding service offering classic mountain days on Ben Nevis, Britain's highest mountain, standing at 1,344 metres. The Ben Nevis mountain footpath ascent - 6 to 8 hours - is ideal for public, private and charity groups....

  • Kirkhope Mountaineering - Ben Nevis guide
    6 Peebles place, PH33 6UG
    Glencoe Scrambles

    Kirkhope Mountaineering specialises in guiding and instruction in the Fort William and Glencoe area. We offer Guided ascents of Ben Nevis via the Tourist path or routes such as Ledge route and Tower ridge on it's North face. Glencoe is only 30 mins away and has some of the most accessible scrambling...

  • The Highland Mountain Company
    31 Lochy Road, Fort William, PH33 6NW
    Glen Coe

    Ben Nevis. Glen Coe. Mountaineering.  Winter Munros.  Glen Nevis climbing. Low Level Walks.  Abseiling.   In summer we offer:Ben Nevis ascents via the Pony track, CMD arête, Ledge Route and Tower Ridge.Low level walks like Steal Waterfalls Glen Nevis adventure walk, climbing and abseil,Glen Coe walks and the Aonach Eagach and Curved RidgeMunrosOff the beaten track walks including Corbetts and hard to find peaks.Navigation training. 4...

  • Vertical Descents - outdoor activities Fort William
    Vertical Descents Main Office, Inchree Falls, Onich, Fort William, PH33 6SE
    River Garry - Only £55 for 2hrs

    Ranked as Fort William's No. 1 outdoor activity attraction on Tripadvisor in 2014, we work hard to make our activities the highlight of your holiday! Find us on the A82 between Glencoe and Fort William. We specialise in White Water Rafting and Canyoning, not to mention River Bugging, Via Ferrata and Fun...

  • Quad Bike Tours - outdoor adventure
    The Old Filling Station, Kinlochlaggan, Newtonmore, PH201BX
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    We offer fantastic outdoor activities, off road quad biking and 4×4 experiences in one of the most scenic parts of the U.K. With nearly 50,000 acres at our disposal we can offer something for everyone. With one, two and three & half hour trips you will ride through Ancient Caledonian forests,...

  • Rockhopper Sea Kayaking and canoe hire
    Unit 17, Annat Industrial Estate. Corpach, Fort William, PH33 7NA
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    Rockhopper Sea Kayaking is based near Fort William on the West Coast of Scotland. We offer half, full or multi-day kayak trips through some of the most spectacular coastal, mountain and island scenery in Scotland. This area is rich in wildlife and you may be lucky enough to encounter seals, dolphins,...

  • Lochaber Guides - hill and mountain guiding
    60 Castle Drive, Lochyside, Fort William, PH33 7NS
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    At Lochaber Guides we pride ourselves in offering our clients a unique and unforgettable experience in the Scottish Mountains. From meeting you at the start of your trip to taking the final few steps, our highly experienced, professional and qualified guides will be there to look after you and give you...

  • Active Highs - outdoor activities Fort William
    The Great Glen Water Park, South Laggan, By Spean Bridge, PH344EA
    White Water Rafting

    Ranked as the No. 1 outdoor activity attraction in our area on Tripadvisor in 2015, Our staff ensure that your activity is a fun and memorable holiday experience that you and your family will remember for life! We are based in the heart of the Great Glen on Loch Oich and the Caledonian...

  • Climb When Youre Ready
    16 Farrow Drive, Corpach, PH33 7JW
    Rainbow days in Glencoe

    Come and explore the steeper side of Lochaber! I provide experienced and friendly guiding and instruction on Ben Nevis and in Glencoe.I specialise in taking and teaching novices climbing and mountaineering. All my days out are bespoke and just for you and your party. Whether you are looking for a guided day...

  • Up and Doon Guided Walks
    4 Nevisbank Apartments, Belford Road , Fort William , PH33 6ES
    Ben Nevis North Face

    We love Scotland. We love exploring the beautiful mountains & glens of the Scottish Highlands. We love meeting people and sharing our passion. We decided to combine this energy into creating a small friendly guiding company that offers a highly personalized service for individuals or groups at an affordable price. So...

  • Clyde Cruises
    Top Lock, Neptunes Staircase, Bannavie, Fort William, PH33 7LY
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    Join us for a cruise on the Caledonian Canal from Banavie, Near Fort William.  Soak up the unique canal atmosphere, keep your eyes peeled for deer,otters and eagles and navigate your way through working locks and gates. Marvel at the fascinating historical landmarks, pretty lochs and inlets and spectacular mountains. Our...

  • Snowgoose Mountain Centre - Open Canoeing, Sea & River Kayaking, & Dinghy Sailing
    Snowgoose Mountain Centre, Station Road, Corpach, Fort William , PH33 7JH
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    The centre's position offers exceptional facilities for watersports enthusiasts of all levels. The Lochaber & Fort William area bounded by an extensive coastal & marine environment. Snowgoose Mountain Centre is surrounded by safe water with easy access to the sheltered tidal waters of Loch Linnhe and access to the open sea...

  • Nevis Range Mountain Gondola and outdoor activity centre
    Torlundy, Fort William, PH33 6SQ
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    Welcome to Nevis Range - the all seasons outdoor activity mountain centre in Fort William where you can ride the gondola, walk, shop, ski, snowboard, mountain bike or just simply relax… Nevis Range is an all seasons attraction just north of Fort William, offering a scenic Gondola ride to 2150ft beside...

  • Cruising on the Caledonian Canal
    The Slipway, Corpach, Fort William, PH33 7NB
    R C and Canoeists at Dores

    Caledonian Discovery operate 2 large holiday barges, allowing you to discover the Caledonian Canal through the Great Glen including Loch Ness. Starting at either Inverness or Fort William, enjoy an unique holiday experience, amidst superb Highland scenery. Prices include all food and accommodation in twin ensuite cabins which have powerful hot showers and underfloor heating.The resident...

  • Snowgoose Mountain Centre - Mountaineering & Guiding
    Station Road, Corpach, Fort William, PH33 7JH
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    From the aspiring novice to the more advanced mountaineer Snowgoose Mountain Centre offers the perfect introduction, course, mountain guiding or holiday of a lifetime. This is whether you want an introduction to rock climbing & abseiling, learn to lead on  rock, develop your navigational skills or tackle big mountaineering routes in summer or...

  • Lasersport Scotland
    Dragons Tooth Golf Club, Glenachulish, Ballachulish, PH49 4JX
    Lasersport Scotland for family fun

    Laser Clay Shooting   Fun! Skilled!  Addictive! The laser sport system uses real deactivated Berretta single trigger 12 Bore shotguns fitted with state of the art electronic gadgetry! The clays are released from a standard electronic trap and participants aim at them just as they would under normal clay pigeon shooting...

  • Arisaig Highland Games
    Traigh Farm, Traigh, Arisaig, PH39 4NT
    Arisaig Highland Games

    The Arisaig Highland Games open at 12 noon on Wednesday 30th July and this year the Games will feature a Clan Donald Gathering hosted by the home clan, Clan Ranald. The venue is the scenic location of Traigh Farm, Arisaig with sweeping views across sandy beaches towards the Cuillins of Skye...

  • Crannog Cruises
    Town Pier, Fort William, PH33 6DB
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    Board Souter’s Lass for a wonderful cruise down Loch Linnhe and enjoy the breath-taking scenery of Lochaber. With our unique and informative skipper’s commentary, you may well see some of Scotland’s best wildlife including the family of porpoise who live in Loch Linnhe, salmon, common and grey seals, heron, red deer,...

  • Loch Shiel Cruises
    The Pier, Slatach, Glenfinnan, PH37 4LT
    Loch Shiel

    For a unique cruise through one of Scotland’s most remote, beautiful and unspoilt landscapes, take a trip to Glenfinnan. Join local skipper Jim Michie on his lovingly restored 1940 ex-naval harbour launch, who will guide you along this magnificent loch while keeping a close eye out for Golden & Sea Eagles,...

  • Fort William Golf Club
    Fort William Golf Club, Carrs Corner, Fort William, PH33 6SN
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    Fort William Golf Club is located just north of Fort William by the A82. This course lies under the shadow of Ben Nevis and is a challenging course with great views.Our 9 hole golf course will provide you with a great golfing experience below the highest mountain in the British Isles....

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