Nevis Bank Inn
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... train which was a bit disappointing. I wanted to get a good photo of the Glenfinnan Viaduct, but it was on the opposite side from where we were sitting. I moved to the space between the coaches so I could see out a window for a picture. A couple of other people shared the one window with me and were very considerate in taking photos quickly then getting out of the way for the next person. The train slowed down a bit going over the viaduct giving ...
... Harry and Ron are following the Hogwarts express).
Point 2 was the reason Jo and I chose to ride the train.
After a brief pitstop at Glenfinnan it was on to Mallaig, where we were given an hour and a half to explore and have lunch before beginning the return journey to Fort William.
Now, I don't know if you've ever been to Mallaig, but if I were to describe it as 50 square metres filled with fish and chip shops every few feet, a single small art gallery, and a ...
... were in cold wind and cloud. However as we descended to the Window things started to clear, and we had good views from the high summit plateau and all around us from the summit of Creag Meagaidh. We descended back to the Window, and down the steep snow slope to the lake. (was it an arctic char we saw rising?) The descent down the valley was excellent and we got back to the car after 8+1/2 lovely ...
... good views down the valley. From then onwards we had good views along the
ridge as we continued over the summit, and down over heathery slopes to regain
the forest track. We took the ‘alternative green route’ through the forest,
forgetting about the effects of the previous downpour, and had good fun squelching
our way through very wet bog amongst the trees.
... outside Aberfoyle. The castle was magnificent and had a genuine castle vibe – I felt like I was in some sort of medieval period film set. We took a walk around the grounds of the castle (90 acres) which was really nice (muddy though, wellies required). I did however manage to pick up a tick. I have lived in Australia for 33 years and never had one, then I take one country walk in Scotland and get one. Luckily Aranaea was there with steady hands to ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsNevis Bank Inn Fort William
I was originally perturbed having booked jointly with my mum 3 months in advance only to be given rooms at opposite ends of the hotel, then the sensor that turned on the corridor light didn't work unless you moved down past the room door bit not to far as to fall down the steps in the dark.
The beds were great, especially the down comforter. I also loved having a bath on each night and the windows opened wide. There is no view to speak of and there is road noise from the front of the motel. You also have to climb stairs unless "disabled" although staff will help with cases.
The breakfast was FANTASTIC as was all the food at the restaurant, however, only breakfast was included. Paid £135 for the night bed and breakfast.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.