Fort William Backpackers

Alma Road, Fort William, Lochaber, Scottish Highlands, Scotland, PH33 6HB, United Kingdom | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Fort William

Beinn Nibheis

A travel blog entry by gwawd on Aug 03, 2013

Climbing the Ben was a bit harder than I thought. 13 hundred meters is not that high but the path starts at sea level. Also, the path is a bit rocky (which is a problem when you're descending). But for me the biggest obstacle was the weather. It's always very windy on top and the temperature is at average 9 dgr lower than in Fort William. And it …

Arisaig to Muthill

A travel blog entry by webformation

We left Su at Arisaig and took the spectacular road back to Fort William. The lochs and mountains were glistening in the early morning light after a rainy morning. This was a highlight of our trip. This scenic road is full of highlights. In Fort William we joined Sunday trampers at the Ben Nevis visitor centre. Ben Nevis towered above ...

Highland magic

A travel blog entry by jsafnuk

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... of the macdonalds and the Campbell's. The Macdonalds had been late in signing the treaty with the king and so to show his new found power he sent the Campbell clan to murder them. After staying with the Macdonalds for two weeks one night the signal was given and the Campbell's murdered almost the entire clan. Many tired to escape to the highlands but died of exposure to the elements. In glenco it is legal to discriminate against a Campbell even today ...

To the North!!

A travel blog entry by jsafnuk

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... we went to the site of the battle of Culloden, where Bonnie prince Charles led his 1500 men against more than 10,000 English (who had muskets). It was a massacre and from then on the tartan and Gallic was banned, causing some people to be mute for generations. We drove by lock ness and saw some amazing sights before checking into out hostel at fort Augustus. Then we went on a nature exploration, the forest looks exactly like ...

Day 11 - The Happy Wanderer

A travel blog entry by charlief

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... so I collect a big bag for dessert/breakfast.

My lodging for tonight is the Great Glen Hostel at South Laggan, which has free internet on computers in the rooms and where I'm writing this now! Must go, the blackberries await!

What made me smile today:

The glorious sunshine

The Coldstream Guards flautists' who sponsor me in return for my donation
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This hostel, located on Alma Road, Fort William, is near Jacobite Steam Train, Steall Waterfall, West Highland Museum, and Ben Nevis Whisky Distillery.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsFort William Backpackers

    Reviewed by peterward

    I initial impressions are a but shoddy

    Reviewed Nov 1, 2012
    by (9 reviews) Downham Market , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    I'll update this after I have spent my first night here. I have two nights in total.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Fort William Backpackers

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent