Destination guide

Why people love visiting beautiful Fort William

The mountains and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Fort William. Travelers like the hiking, restaurants and bars in this scenic and welcoming city. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Fort William

Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? You'll be sure to enjoy Fort William for its hiking and swimming. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Fort William has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Aonach Mor Ski Resort (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Scottish Sealife Sanctuary (18.2 mi / 29.2 km)
  • Glen Coe Mountain Resort (18.4 mi / 29.5 km)
  • Glencruitten Golf Club (26.6 mi / 42.9 km)
  • Wings Over Mull (27.4 mi / 44.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Fort William

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Fort William. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lochaber Geopark (2.6 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Ben Nevis (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Leanachan Forest (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Loch Linnhe (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Grey Corries (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Buchaille Etive Mor (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Fort William

If you prefer to travel by train, Locheilside Station, Loch Eli Outward Bound Station and Fort William Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay around Fort William?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 218 vacation rentals near Fort William. From 107 Cottages to 107 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Fort William for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Fort William?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Fort William. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Ben Nevis: 262 vacation rentals
  • Aonach Mor Ski Resort: 273 vacation rentals
  • Loch Eli Outward Bound Station: 278 vacation rentals
  • Neptune's Staircase: 272 vacation rentals
  • Fort William Station: 263 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Fort William listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Fort William?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 107 Cottages in Fort William. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Fort William include:

  • Cabins: 107 rentals available
  • Houses: 36 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 107 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Chalets and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Fort William?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 12 vacation rentals with pool available in Fort William. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.