Find your perfect place

Accommodation Category
Location
da5w9949.jpg

da5w9949.jpg

Visit Spean Bridge In The Great Glen

The village of Spean Bridge is just 20 minutes north of Fort William and is associated with the Commando training during WWII at Achnacarry Castle.

Spean Bridge is a village in the Great Glen about 9 miles north of Fort William and at the junction between the Great Glen route and Glen Spean. The village has a railway station which is the last stop before Fort William on the West Highland Line. The train operator provides a sleeper service from London to Fort William with daily stops in Spean Bridge.

The village is perhaps best known for its historical links with the Allied Commando Training during the Second World War, where thousands of troops came to Spean Bridge to train for war in the surrounding mountains and lochs, based at Achnacarry Castle.

A mile north of Spean Bridge on a prominent hillside by the A82 is the world-famous Commando Monument, erected to commemorate the service and sacrifice of the men and women who served their countries. The Monument is a major landmark and should be part of your itinerary during your visit to this beautiful area. The views of Ben Nevis and the range of mountains which cross the eastern sky are amazing. We've included some of these views on the Commando Monument page.

Spean Bridge has a good selection of  B & Bs, guesthouses, small hotels, bistros and shops. Around the immediate area of the village are several self-catering holiday businesses. We recommend Inverour Guesthouse, Distant Hills Guesthouse and Faegour Guesthouse in Spean Bridge.

Spean Bridge Golf Club has an interesting 9 hole golf course and the  nearby Leannachan Forest provides almost limitless walking and cycling routes. The Nevis Range mountain centre is 10 mintues south on the way to Fort William.

Top Recommended

You may be interested in


  • Alba Ben View Holiday Cottage
    High View, Spean Bridge, PH34 4EG
    01interior.jpg

    Our self catering cottage is located just past the Commando Monument above the village of Spean Bridge - about 10 miles from Fort William town centre and Ben Nevis - a pleasant 20 minute journey. The cottage sits in its own grounds, next to the owners accommodation with superb uninterrupted views...

  • Na Tighean Beaga - The Little Houses
    Roybridge, Inverness-shire, PH31 4AG
    100_0086_img.jpg

    Since 1976 the Matheson Family have welcomed visitors to Na Tighean Beaga, our comfortable self catering bungalows and chalets in Roy Bridge, near Fort William The experience we have gained over the years will ensure a successful and enjoyable holiday for everyone in your family or party.The SiteSome 300 metres from...

  • Sleeps 8
    Springburn B&B
    Springburn farmhouse, Stronaba, Speanbridge , Ph34 4dx
    image

    Springburn farm house is a high quality B&B (STB4*) situated close to Fort William and near the world famous Commando Memorial above the village of Speanbridge fantastic views of Ben Nevis and ideally situated for touring the highlands and on the road to the Skye bridge. Come feed our Highland cows!!...

  • Achnacarry Steading Apartments - self catering holidays
    Achnacarry Steading Apartments, Achnacarry Estate, Spean Bridge, PH344EJ
    achnacarry_estate.jpg

    * Weekly and 3 nights from £95 per night * Please enquire on 01397712807 or book online for weekly prices   Availability/special offers are displayed on our website home pageCheck our reviews @ http://www.achnacarry.com/self-catering-accommodation/search-to-review Welcome to Achnacarry Steading Apartments - superb self catering accommodation near Fort William - located on the ancestral home of the...

  • Springburn Farm House
    Springburn, Stronaba, Spean Bridge, PH34 4DX
    088_2_.jpg

    Located a short distance from the world-famous Commando Monument above the village of Spean Bridge, our modern and comfortable 4-star bed and breakfast is a great place to stay for a few days. We offer a real Highland welcome, a comfortable ensuite room with a great breakfast served from 7am.We have...

  • Gairlochy Holiday Lodges
    Gairlochy, Spean Bridge, PH34 4EQ
    01ghp.jpg

    Gairlochy Holiday Lodges are situated near Spean Bridge at the south end of the Great Glen, on the B8004 between the Commando Memorial on the A82 and the Caledonian Canal. The canal is ten minutes walk and this is where you can join the Great Glen Mountain Bike Trail or the...

  • Gairlochy Bay
    Gairlochy, Spean Bridge, PH34 4EQ
    log_house_012.jpg

    For a unique self catering holiday on the banks of Loch Lochy and the Caledonian Canal consider one or our cosy and special self catering holiday homes.Both properties sleep up to 8 people. Gairlochy Bay is built of log with exposed wood on the inside. Wood burner and a 50" plasma...

  • Bohenie Lodges
    Bohenie Lodges, Bohenie, Roy Bridge, PH31 4AN
    Pine03

    Bohenie Lodges provide comfortable holiday accommodation in idyllic rural surroundings in Glen Roy a mile from the junction of the River Roy and River Spean. The lodges are situated in Roy Bridge 30 minutes NE of Fort William, the Outdoor Capital of the UK. The lodges make an ideal base for a...

  • Sleeps 14
    Inverour Guest House
    Inverour Guest House , Roy Bridge Road, Spean Bridge, PH34 4EU
    inverour_ext

    Ian and Lesley welcome you to Inverour - our pretty 19th century home formed from the original village Post Office and schoolmaster’s house. Today our Spean Bridge guesthouse offers comfortable accommodation to visitors to the Highlands. Situated within the village of Spean Bridge, only 9 miles from Fort William and with...

  • Eriskay Lodge
    Lochaber Lodges, Banavie, Fort William, PH33 7PD
    Default Image

    'Eriskay' is a luxury 3 Bedroom Self-catering Lodge in the heart of the Highlands, set in spectacular countryside just 20 minutes drive from all the amenities of Fort William. If you are looking for a self-catering cottage... - 'Eriskay' is one of 12 self-catering lodges on a small development on the...

  • Invergloy Riverside Lodges
    Riverside, Spean Bridge, ph34 4dy
    dafodil

    Invergloy Riverside Lodges provides flexible accommodation in unique architecturally designed lodges, ideal for week long family holidays or short breaks, it’s a perfect space for couples families or groups of friends in all seasons. Just three lodges sit in an elevated position on our 14 acre woodland garden overlooking Loch Lochy...

  • Spean Bridge Hotel
    Main Road, Spean Bridge, PH34 4ES
    da5w3205.jpg

    The Spean Bridge Hotel is a traditional Highland Hotel with a warm welcome for travellers in the Great Glen. We have ensuite rooms in the main hotel and chalet-style accomodation in the grounds, but right in the middle of Spean Bridge village. Our restaurant offers bar meals and a la carte...

  • Stronlossit Inn
    Roy Bridge, Fort William, PH31 4AG
    100_3245.jpg

    The Stronlossit Inn is located in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Centrally located in the highlands and an easy drive to the main visitor attractions. Located amidst the grandeur and majesty of the surrounding scenery, with the awe-inspiring backdrop of the Ben Nevis range, Stronlossit is a real gem of...

  • Old Pines Hotel and Restaurant
    Old Pines, Spean Bridge, PH34 4EG
    103_0314_crw.jpg

    Old Pines is a restaurant with rooms at Spean which enjoys a particularly good setting just north of the village but within walking distance of the Commando Memorial. The views of Ben Nevis from Old Pines Restaurant are fabulous. We off a warm welcome to our cosy, bed and breakfast or...