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Friday, 19th December 2014

Outdoor Activities

Get Out There!

It's no wonder that Fort William & Lochaber is known as The Outdoor Capital of the UK.  Not only can you take part in a huge variety of outdoor activities, on land, in the air and on the water, but you can do it in some of the most dramatic Scottish locations imaginable.

Family Walking Holidays

Walking in Fort William

This may be what Lochaber is most famous for - with thousands of square miles of hills, glens, lochs, forests, rivers and a spectacular coastline there is a walk to suit every level of fitness and ability. From marked forestry trails to munro-bagging expeditions, Lochaber’s got it all.

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Rock Climbing (Mike Pescod)

Mountain Sports

The mountains of Lochaber define the area, and with some of the highest mountain in the country it’s no surprise that both visitors and locals make the most of them. We can show you how to scramble, climb and walk with qualified and experienced guides or take you further into the exhilaration of the Scottish hills in winter.

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Mountain Biking in Scotland

Cycling & Mountain Biking

Lochaber is the home of the Mountain Bike World Cup (UK round), So our cycling credentials quickly add up! The World Cup downhill will challenge even the bravest rider while families can enjoy gentle forestry and canal-side paths. Find your own route or take a guide to show you what’s best – the choice is yours!

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Skiing in scotland

Snow Sports

Skiing in Scotland is fun for all abilities – both centres have ski schools to get you started and also provide excellent off piste to test your skills. The Scottish ski centres usually open between Christmas and April depending on snow conditions.  But there's more to snowsports - how about ice-climbing, snow-shoeing or ski mountaineering?

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Traigh Golf Course

Golf

Golf courses in the Lochaber area are a little bit different to the famous links course found elsewhere in Scotland. We have 4 golf courses each offering something a little different, with Golf Courses set in dramatic loch-side locations and visitors welcome at all of them.

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Kayaking in Scotland

Water Sports

There’s a lot of fun to be had in water and we’ve got it in the form of lochs, rivers, canals, and of course, the sea! You can dive under in, jump into it or sail, raft and ski over it. Whether you’re an expert or just starting out, there’s something here for everyone.

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GoKarts

Motor Sports

Get on 4 wheels and reach areas of the Outdoor Capital that you wouldn't normally see.  Whether by you take control of your own quad bike or 4x4, or sit back and let someone else take you on a Land Rover tour, the results will be thrilling!

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Countryside Sports/Pursuits

The Highlands of Scotland are recognised as an exceptional sporting destination that offers visitors outstanding sporting experiences amongst stunning & dramatic landscapes. The Outdoor Capital is no exception our Highland Estates and countryside offer a wide variety of country sports such as fishing, stalking and clay pigeon shooting, all in some of the Scotland's most spectacular scenery.

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GT's Boos Band at The Clachaig Inn

GT's Boos Band at The Clachaig Inn

GT's Boos Band at The Clachaig Inn

20th Dec 2014-20th Dec 2014
Santa's Grotto at Nevis Range

Santa's Grotto at Nevis Range

Santa's Grotto at Nevis Range

20th Dec 2014-21st Dec 2014
Davy Tait at The Clachaig Inn

Davy Tait at The Clachaig Inn

Davy Tait at The Clachaig Inn

27th Dec 2014-27th Dec 2014

Davy Tait at The Clachaig Inn

30th Dec 2014-30th Dec 2014
Mad Ferrett at The Clachaig Inn

Mad Ferrett at The Clachaig Inn

Mad Ferrett at The Clachaig Inn

29th Dec 2014-29th Dec 2014
Flint at The Clachaig Inn

Flint at The Clachaig Inn

Flint at The Clachaig Inn

31st Dec 2014-31st Dec 2014
The  Big Stumble at The Clachaig Inn

The Big Stumble at The Clachaig Inn

The Big Stumble at The Clachaig Inn

31st Dec 2014-31st Dec 2014

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