A lovely short coastal walk along a promontory at Port Appin. Good views are afforded of Loch Linnhe, the Lynn of Lorne, the Isle of Lismore and the distant hills of Morvern and Mull.
Walks around Fort William, Glencoe and Glen Nevis
Walks around Fort William, Glencoe and Spean Bridge from our sister website Wild About Lochaber. See individual walking pages for OS maps.
For accommodation in the Fort William area see our Fort William Accommodation Map.
A lovely short walk over the historic 19th century jubilee bridge crossing salt marsh and affording fine views of Castle Stalker, Appin.
A lovely walk through Glasdrum National Nature Reserve, a woodland reserve renowned for it’s exceptional bryophyte and lichen flora, as well as one of the top sites for chequered skipper and pearl border fritillary butterflies. The walk affords some stunning views of Glen Creran and the fjordic...
A circular walk up a gorge passing eight mighty falls and onwards along a section of historic Wade's road returning with magnificant views of Loch Linnhe
A lovely short walk through plantation and mixed deciduous woodland in Glen Creran with some fine views, historical connections and good wildlife spotting opportunities.
A lovely walk, mainly through plantation, on a well defined path, with some stunning views of the surrounding hills and of Loch Leven and Loch Linnhe. The route starts at the former Ballachulish Slate Quarry and returns through the lovely village of Ballachulish.
Neptune's Staircase and Corpach. A very pleasant canal side walk with stunning views of the Nevis Range and the hills of Ardgour. A lovely walk for the canal and wildlife enthusiast alike.
A pleasant walk between the Old Fort in Fort William and Old Inverlochy Castle along the banks of the River Lochy. The return route is through the village of Inverlochy, with its tribute to Aluminium Industry, the main employer of the region.
This is a fabulous walk through deciduous woodland, forestry plantation and heathland to Cow Hill, affording some stunning views of the Ben Nevis Range , Loch Linnhe and Loch Eil and the township of Fort William and its environs.
An interesting walk around a lochan and through planted coniferous and native deciduous woodland. There are lovely views of Bidean Nam Bian and The Pap of Glencoe, which dominate the landscape.
Alt Mhuic Butterfly Reserve is on the north shores of Loch Arkaig in Lochaber. The reserve is managed jointly for the conservation of butterflies by the Forestry Commission and the Butterfly Conservation.
The walk to the vitrified iron age fort at Dun Deardail is a is a lovely scenic walk along forest tracks, with fine views of Ben Nevis, the Nevis Range and Glen Nevis
A lovely short walk through coniferous plantation to Signal Rock; reputed to be a gathering place for the MacDonalds of Glencoe at times of trouble and the place where, according to legend, the signal was given by the Campbells for the Glencoe Massacre.
The walk includes a lovely section along the Caledonian Canal passing between two aqueducts (Shengain Aqueduct and Glen Loy Aqueduct), and incorporates part of the Great Glen Way.
A lovely walk through the steep-sided Nevis Gorge to an impressive waterfall, An Steall, cascading from a hanging valley (Coire A’ Mhail). This is a very impressive short walk with much geological and botanical interest, as well as stunning mountain views of the slopes of Ben Nevis, and some of...
A pleasant short circular walk along the towpath of the Caledonian Canal to Moy Bridge, returning along a minor road (B8004).
A lovely historic walk from The Commando Memorial along the banks of the River Spean passing by the historic High Bridge with fine views of the Nevis Range.
Two lovely short walks in the Glen Garry Native Pinewoods (Ciste Dubh Trail and Alt na Cailliche). Both routes pass through deciduous and pine woodland in The Glen Garry Forest Area, following the River Garry for part of the way, and affording some lovely views.
A stunning walk with fabulous hill views to lochan a Choire in Coire Ardair, following the watercourse, Allt Coire Ardair, in the Creag Meagaidh National Nature Reserve
Three lovely short walks from the car park in Creag Meagaidh National Nature Reserve providing an opportunity to experience various habitats, including meadow, ancient alder woodland and heath land. The walks offer some stunning of views of Creag Meagaidh massif and Loch Laggan.