The Highlands are a playground for explorers, adventurers and adrenaline addicts. They are also one of the best places to really unwind and get away from it all. Whether its high octane or ultimate chilling you are after, the Highlands have it all.
Lochaber not only has the UKs only World Class downhill mountain bike course but also has endless cross country forest tracks and mountain trails to suit all the family.
Our yurt camp is only 1 mile from Nevis Range with its infamous downhill track and Witch's Trail. For more information on all that the area has to offer check out: www.ridefortwilliam.co.uk
You can hire bikes from our friend Ben at Nevis Cycles - www.fortwilliambikehire.co.uk, if they are not busy they are happy to drop the bikes off at the yurts for you.
The West Coast is rambler's paradise with Fort William not only acting as the starting or finishing point for both the West Highland Way and The Great Glen Way but also boasting the UK's highest peak, Ben Nevis.
Whether its mountain ridges, coastal paths or riverside forest walks that you crave, Lochaber has something for everyone. For details of what the area has to offer check out: www.walkhighlands.co.uk/fortwilliam
If you head out of Fort William along the breathtaking 'Road to the Isles' towards Arisaig you will be able to take a boat trip to the small isles of Eigg, Muck and Rum.
Contact Arisaig Marine for boat sailing times: www.arisaig.co.uk
You can do a fabulous day trip to Knoydart by taking the boat from Mallaig to Inverie (Knoydart) www.knoydart-ferry.co.uk. Take a walk around Invervie and have a delicious seafood lunch in the UK's most remote pub, The Old Forge. www.theoldforge.co.uk. If you are a large group why not charter a rib and go exploring the beautiful coastline and marine life. www.seaxplorer.co.uk/Trips.php
We have 3 well stocked trout fishing hill lochans with fabulous views of Ben Nevis, Carn Mor Dearg and Aonach Mor.
There is rod hire and tuition if required.
The West Coast has miles of unspoilt coastline and remote lochs to explore and what better way to do so than by kayak. The area is rich is wildlife and sea life. Many people encounter seals, dolphins, porpoise, otters, a huge variety of coastal birds or perhaps even the white tailed sea eagle. www.rockhopperscotland.co.uk
If you are looking for high octane activities then Vertical Descents have it all, from Canyoning & White Water Rafting to Segway and Paintballing. They will also open Scotland's first ever Via Ferrata, a guided fixed climbing route up Scotland's 3rd biggest waterfall. Vertical Descents - Via Ferrata
We have some of the best climbing in the UK right on our doorstep and if the weather is bad you can always go ice climbing. www.ice-factor.co.uk