Nevis View Bed and Breakfast enjoys an ideal location
amid the stunning scenery of the Lochaber area.
Easily reached either by car, bus or train, it
is only 4 miles from Fort Wiliam town centre.
The roads leading to the area are a joy to drive
on with journey times taking about two and a half
hours from Glasgow and one and a half hours from
The house is also less than
10 minutes' walk from the nearest train station,
at Corpach. Guests travelling by train can book
a ticket straight through to Corpach at no extra
charge than that to Fort William. Given suitable
notice, either Mr or Mrs Grieve will be happy
to collect guests from Corpach station. For a
more detailed interactive map, click
Nevis View is in an ideal
location for visiting the many attractions available
in this part of the Highlands of Scotland. Fort
William itself has something for everyone, including
a leisure centre which is popular on wet days.
Within a short walking distance of Nevis View
there is the fascinating Treasures of the Earth exhibition which should not be missed, (tel 01397
772283 for details) and also a very pleasant walk
along the canal starting at Corpach basin, leading
to the famous Neptune's Staircase system of nine
locks on the Caledonian
Canal. Also nearby is the Ben
Nevis Distillery, where visitors can take
a tour around the distillery, visit the gift shop
and enjoy a coffee or a snack.
||Ten miles along the "Road
to the Isles" in the opposite direction,
you will come to Glenfinnan, the place where
Bonnie Prince Charlie raised his standard
in 1745 at the start of the Jacobite rebellion.
Trust Centre is well worth a visit, and
if you are feeling energetic you can climb
to the top of the Glenfinnan Monument, overlooking
beautiful Loch Shiel. Further on from Glenfinnan,
the road takes you through the villages of
Lochailort and Arisaig to Morar, where there
are some of the most beautiful beaches in
the country, known locally as the "Silver
Sands", before finally reaching the fishing
village of Mallaig, from where you can take
a ferry to the Isle of Skye and the smaller
For further information on the area,
visit the Internet
Guide to Scotland
If you are interested in hillwalking, for which
this area is such a popular destination, why not
visit Connery's Scottish
Hillwalking website, which carries lots of
interesting information about hillwalking in Scotland.
Detailed travel information is given
below. Local transport timetables including bus, train and ferry are available at Nevis View. However, for any general travel/timetable
enquiries, there is a nationwide travel information
service available, called Traveline Scotland.
One number gives access to information about all
rail, coach, bus, ferry and internal air services
in Scotland. Telephone 0870 608 2608. All calls will be charged at the national rate.