On the banks of the River Nevis, and at the start of the Ben Nevis footpath, a stay at Achintee will give you a chance to take a deep breath and feel part of what the Highlands are all about. The Guest House offers comfortable centrally heated accommodation. There are three guest bedrooms (all en-suite), lounge and dining room. The Achintee Hostel caters for individuals, couples and families. Facilities include self-catering kitchens, toilets and showers and drying rooms. There are 4 twin rooms, 1 triple room and 1 dormitory (sleeps 4/5). Well behaved pets welcome. The Cottage (STB 2 Star) has a bedroom, with double bed; lounge/kitchen with open fire, TV, cooker, fridge, bed/settee; and bathroom/WC. Bed linen supplied, electricity, fuel and heating included. 100m away, the Ben Nevis Inn serves food and drink. Scott & Heather Gunn, Achintee Farm, Glen Nevis, Fort William PH33 6TE. Tel/fax: 01397 702240.
Offering first class accommodation in the heart of Fort William, Bank Street Lodge is an ideal base for walking, climbing, ski-ing and all other outdoor activities in the Scottish Highlands. There is a choice of family and hostel/bunkhouse accommodation. Twin, double and family rooms all have full private facilities while comfortable dormitory rooms start at just £10 a night per person. TV room and lounge, drying room and cooking facilities are all available. The lodge is within a short walk of rail and bus stations and has car parking. The friendly licensed Stables Restaurant open for breakfast, lunch and dinner offers a wide choice of dishes to suit all palates and has an excellent wine list. Bank Street Lodge and the Stables Restaurant, Bank Street, Fort William, Inverness-shire, PH33 6AY. Tel: 01397 700730. Fax: 01397 705569.
Located in Corpach, Farr Cottage can cater for up to 46 people comfortably in double/twin and shared rooms. There's a licenced bar, full catering service, e-mail facility, laundry and drying room. Activities include walking, climbing and whisky evenings! Prices are £11 pppn (shared rooms) and £15 pppn (twin/double rooms). Tel: 01397 772315. Fax: 01397 772247. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or write to Farr Cottage, Corpach, Fort William, PH33 7LR.
One of the best and most beautiful lochside parks in Scotland and winner of "Best Park in Scotland 1999" award. The site is located on the A830 - The Road to the Isles - and is only five miles from Fort William, the adventure capital of the Highlands. Modern ablution blocks with free showers. Baths £1. There's a licenced shop, launderette, children's playgrounds, private beach and free fishing on Loch Eil. Touring caravans, motorcaravans and small tents are welcome. There are also holiday caravans and luxury pine chalets for hire. Pets welcome. Tent pitches from £6.50 + £1 per person. Call 01397 772376, fax 01397 772007 or visit their website at www.linnhe-lochside-holidays.co.uk.
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