Glen Nevis Caravan & Camping Park9
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- Spectacular Highland scenery at the foot of Ben Nevis
- Enjoy the views and fresh mountain air
- Peaceful park managed with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere
Glen Nevis Caravan and Camping Park is in spectacular Highland scenery at the foot of Ben Nevis. Explore Glen Nevis on the many footpaths that wind through forests and alongside the River Nevis, or relax on the park and enjoy the views and fresh mountain air.
The peaceful park is managed with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere and the staff take pride in the quality of the facilities and landscaping. The expansive tent area leaves you plenty of space to find the perfect pitch.
On-site, guests can enjoy delicious meals in the spacious and comfortable restaurant and bar, which has a unique collection of antique kettles and a display of photos from the local area over the years - it is popular with locals and holidaymakers alike.
The cosy café is perfectly-placed for guests and visitors alike. Come in and enjoy a hearty breakfast before a day out exploring the area, or perhaps tuck into a tasty lunch if you're looking for a more leisurely afternoon stroll. You'll be pleased to hear that there is always a tempting selection of cakes, scones and pastries if you're looking for something sweet.
There are many opportunities for all kinds of outdoor pursuits around Fort William and Glen Nevis. Glen Nevis and the surrounding area has a fantastic range of walks and hiking routes for all levels and abilities. Whether you want to climb Ben Nevis, explore a forest, or amble along a riverside, you'll find a walk that's right for you!
Fort William is a popular destination for cyclists. Nearby forests have a network of tracks that make ideal cycle routes and there are many purpose-built cycle paths in the area. There are also lots of quiet roads leading to remote Highland communities, which make for great day trips.
The slopes of Aonach Mor are open to skiers and snowboarders in the winter. When the weather is good you'll find some superb runs for all levels. There is a huge range of outdoor activities available around Fort William - the town hasn't earned the title of 'Outdoor Capital of the UK' for nothing!
Mountains, forests, lochs and the North Sea all within easy reach, so if you're interested in trying kayaking, go karting, canyoning, salmon fishing, quad biking or a number of other activities then you'll find them here.
Eilean Donan Castle - an iconic castle on the road to the Isle of Skye
The Jacobite Steam Train - also known as the Harry Potter steam train since the route appeared in the Harry Potter films. It's a fantastic journey going from Fort William to Mallaig, which runs from June to September.
Glenfinnan Monument and Viaduct - a fantastic viewpoint at the head of Glenfinnan with a visitor centre where you can find out about the Glenfinnan Monument and the 1745 uprising. You also get an excellent view of Glenfinnan viaduct, which you may recognise from the Harry Potter films
Nature-spotting - red deer, pine martens, otters, red squirrels, dolphins, seals, grouse, golden eagles: the Highlands have an interesting diversity of wildlife. Boat tours and guided walks are available.
Treasures of the Earth - a fantastic collection of gems, crystals and fossils
Inverlochy Castle - a ruined castle dating back to the thirteenth century
Neptune's Staircase and the Caledonian Canal - the Caledonian Canal links Fort William to Inverness, giving boats a passage between the east and west coasts. Neptune's staircase is a series of eights locks built by Thomas Telford in the early nineteenth century. There are paths on either side of the canal that you can stroll along.
West Highland Museum - find out about the history of Fort William and the surrounding area at the local museum
Mountain gondola - take a trip up the Nevis Range gondola and enjoy the views
|Roomy, well converted, raftered stone barn in stunning spot by path up to Ben Nevis, good mainly straightforward food (lots of walkers so best to book), ales such as Cairngorm Nessies Monster Mash, prompt cheery service, bare-boards dining area with steps up to bar, live music; seats out at front and back, bunkhouse below, open all day Apr-Oct, otherwise closed ...||Ben Nevis Inn
- West Highland Museum (1.7 miles)
- Ben Nevis Distillery (2.2 miles)
- Nevis Range Cable Cars (2.3 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
Ben Nevis via the Mountain Track
- The Lower Falls of Glen Nevis (2.7 miles)
- Glen Nevis - The Lower Falls to Steall Falls (2.7 miles)
- The Lower Falls of Glen Nevis (2.7 miles)
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Picturesque campsite in a great location! 27 Jul 2015
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Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Car parking by pitch
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Gas cylinders available
Touring and motorhomes
Drainage hook-up points for tourers
Electrical hook-up points for tourers
Fully serviced pitches
Water hook-up points for tourers
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Cycle hire nearby
D. of E. welcome
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Public transport nearby
Very large (over 200 pitches)
Ordnance Survey maps (GB and Northern Ireland only) are available at lower levels via the drop-down menu.
- Coach stations
Fort William Bus Station — 1.7 miles
1.7 miles Corran (Highland): Bus Stop on A82 — 8.3 miles
8.3 miles Spean Bridge: Bus Shelter Coach Stop — 8.3 miles
- Train stations
Fort William Rail Station — 1.7 miles
1.7 miles Banavie Rail Station — 2.9 miles
2.9 miles Corpach Rail Station — 3.3 miles
- Ferry ports
Fort William Ferry Landing — 1.8 miles
1.8 miles Camusnagaul Ferry Landing — 2.5 miles
2.5 miles Nether Lochaber Ferry Terminal — 8.4 miles
Oban (North Connel) Airport — 26.5 miles
The park is a short drive from the centre of Fort William.
If you are approaching Fort William from the north you will see the signpost on the roundabout just after you cross a bridge over the River Nevis on the way into town.
If you are approaching from the south then stay on the A82 and you will find the signpost at the second roundabout you encounter after bypassing the town.
It is roughly a 45-minute walk to the park from Fort William - just follow the road up the Glen. It's paved all the way.
Fort William - Glen Nevis
Stagecoach operate a daily service from Fort William bus station to Glen Nevis, which runs 2 or 3 times a day in the summer.
Inverness - Fort William
Stagecoach and Scotish Citylink operate daily services operates services throughout the year.
Glasgow - Fort William
Scottish Citylink operates daily services.
Edinburgh - Fort William
Scottish Citylink operates services from May to October.
There is a regular train service from Glasgow to Fort William operated by ScotRail.
You can travel directly to Fort William from London by travelling on the Caledonian Sleeper.
Inverness Airport is the closest airport to the park - it is a 70-mile journey. Cars are available to hire from the airport and there is a regular bus service from the centre of Inverness to Fort William.
Permitted arrival/departure time
|Camping and touring|
|Arrive:||noon –||11 p.m.|
No refunds within 2 weeks of arrival date.
If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.
Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.
Payment of balance
Glen Nevis Caravan & Camping Park will debit the full amount from your card immediately. This includes a 15% non-refundable deposit.
Payment methods accepted on the parkCash
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