Destination guide

Why people love visiting scenic Fort William

The mountains and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Fort William. Travellers especially like the hiking, restaurants and bars in this scenic and welcoming city. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Fort William

Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? You'll be sure to enjoy Fort William for its hiking and swimming. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Fort William has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Aonach Mor Ski Resort (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Scottish Sealife Sanctuary (18.2 mi / 29.2 km)
  • Glen Coe Mountain Resort (18.4 mi / 29.5 km)
  • Glencruitten Golf Club (26.6 mi / 42.9 km)
  • Wings Over Mull (27.4 mi / 44.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Fort William

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Fort William. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lochaber Geopark (2.6 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Ben Nevis (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Leanachan Forest (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Loch Linnhe (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Grey Corries (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Buchaille Etive Mor (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Fort William

If you prefer to travel by train, Locheilside Station, Loch Eli Outward Bound Station and Fort William Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay near Fort William?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 346 holiday rentals near Fort William. From 108 Cottages to 108 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Fort William for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Fort William?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Fort William. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Loch Eli Outward Bound Station: 282 holiday rentals
  • Ben Nevis: 269 holiday rentals
  • Fort William Station: 267 holiday rentals
  • Clan Cameron Museum: 270 holiday rentals
  • Commando Monument: 248 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Fort William listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Fort William?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 108 Cottages in Fort William. Our other popular types of Fort William holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 108 holiday houses
  • Houses: 162 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 108 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Chalets and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Fort William?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 12 holiday homes with pool available in Fort William. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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