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Steall Waterfall

Upper Glen Nevis Car Park, Fort William, Scotland
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Steall waterfall & wire bridge

Had a great time climbing through the trees with some great sights along the way to where it opened... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Gordonsmart
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Motherwell, United Kingdom
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one of the best short walks in Scotland

Over the years I have visited Steall Falls most years and know it well.There is even a hidden... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Whinburn
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Fort William, United Kingdom
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Upper Glen Nevis Car Park, Fort William, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a great time climbing through the trees with some great sights along the way to where it opened up into a hidden valley. It was snowing heavily by the time we reached the falls and could barely see it but had a great time...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Over the years I have visited Steall Falls most years and know it well.There is even a hidden higher version for the intrepid. I have been taking my son up here since he was a baby, 1st of all in a papoose, then in a...More

1  Thank Whinburn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely stunning views of the waterfall after a short work across the rough mountain side. You follow a very rocky (quite dangerous) path which leads to the waterfall, when you get into the opening the views are amazing, it was a plus that the mountains...More

Thank KimStreet
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I hiked up to Steall Waterfall with our dogs. We have a pug and a patterdale terrier. We had to carry the pug all the way there as it was uphill and the path was too treacherous for him, however on the...More

1  Thank Emmytots
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

I loved our day at the fallls, the walk is not too bad a few rocky stretches and some uphills but it’s all worth it for the views! Allow about 30-45 mins each way and make sure you have suitable waterproof footwear with good grip....More

Thank Cduncan261
Reviewed 6 January 2018

I went hiking near Steall Waterfall. It is an incredibly peaceful, beautiful place. Definitely a must see for anyone visiting the area.

Thank Kristi J
Reviewed 3 January 2018

The Ben Nevis climb was a challenge in itself but the scenery was spectacular and with the rain the waterfall was in full flow . A good spot for a rest and take in the scenery .

Thank John B
Reviewed 3 December 2017

This is a delightful, hidden gem in the valley formed by Ben Nevis mountain. Note that you drive to the end of the road to get to the small car park. A short distance after crossing the cattle guard in the highway there is a...More

7  Thank skyranger243
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Myself and my partner were in the area for an outdoor weekend and after some searching decided to climb up to the water fall. What a treat. A brilliant hike getting a taste of the Nevis range without the same level of exertion as some...More

1  Thank Emergey
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Beautiful waterfall, can’t knock it at all! The narrow winding road in the run up to the waterfall car park is fun too!

1  Thank paul k
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bunny5770
8 September 2017|
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Response from cartoz | Reviewed this property |
Once over the cable bridge, it is very wet and marshy. Wellies a must. Some people were approaching the falls from the left side - Im sure they walked down the river to a shallower point.
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bunny5770
8 September 2017|
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Response from cartoz | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The road leading up to car park is in good condition. It is hilly and twisty but at the right speed is manageable. The last section is a single road, so you just have to go 20 MPH and work with cars coming the other... More
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KaraButtery
6 August 2017|
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Response from humptydumpty64 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kara, myself my wife and 2 girls aged 5 and 7 years old did the walk quite easily. My girls are very adventurous and know when we say be careful and they take heed. There was a couple of narrow bits on the walk but... More
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