Things to do

There are a multitude of things to do in this beautiful area of Scotland, most of which involve being outdoors! Whether you love to walk/ fish/ cycle/ boat/ kayak/ there's lots of things to do and see. You can make day trip(s) to the outdoor capital of the highlands, Fort William (1hr), with it's shops, cafes, pubs, restaurants, Glen Nevis distillery, Three Monkeys - climbing wall centre! Or for the more adventurous you can try Nevis Range with it's Gondola, and Mountain Biking World Championships and courses, To the stunning Ben Nevis (4410ft) and Glen Nevis (Steal falls, mountain biking, forest walks). Or a day on local beautiful white sandy beaches over looking the inner Isles, (often to yourselves). Then there's remote, beautiful walks, miles and miles of cycling tracks, Kayaking nirvana on the Loch Shiel - Loch Moidart route, castles, Loch Ness...A list to get you started is below: See also
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  • Arisaig wildlife boat trips to the Isles of Canna, Rhum, Eigg, and Muck
  • White beaches of Morar and Arisaig
  • Jacobite Steam train, famous railway journey; Fort william to Mallaig.
  • Glenfinnan Viaduct (Viaduct made famous in the Harry Potter films)
  • Glenfinnan Visitor Centre - Bonnie Prince Charlie monument.
  • Castle Tioram (3 miles away)
  • Visit local Ardshealach smoke house, and purchase their fine foods.
  • Sanna beach and Gorten Sands "Singing sands"
  • Boat trips/ wildlife watching or fishing on Lochshiel
  • Ardnamurchan Point lighthouse (most westerly point - whale watching)
  • Ardnamurchan Distillery and visitor centre
  • Wildlife hide near Resipole.
  • Mallaig harbour with fish restaurants, and ferry routes to Skye
  • Further afield, but within easy reach are
  • Tobermory isle of Mull - famous by Balamory, Great day out from Kilchoan ferry.
  • Isle of Mull and Treshnish Isles - Isle of Iona, Fingal's cave on Staffa, Puffins.
  • Loch Ness, boat trips and Castle Urquhart
  • Fort William, Ben Nevis and Nevis Range, Mountain biking etc
  • Castle Stalker, Appin.> Sealife Centre Oban.

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  • To mention but a few!