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Ben Nevis

Fort William, Scotland
+44 1397 705922
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Fondly called "Ben" by the locals, Britain's highest mountain towers 4,406 feet above the town of Fort William.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hard slog” (37 reviews)
“hard work” (56 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Fort William, Scotland
+44 1397 705922
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whan an experience. A group of 25 if us made the trip to the highest mountain in Britain but only "the magnificent seven" made it to the summit. You don't realize how wearing less is better than wearing more. Our guides were excellent as one...More

Thank Jav W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a beautiful day for a walk up Ben Nevis. Such an inspiring mountain to climb. The views are amazing although in this day as we reached the summit we were in clouds. Good excuse to go again.

Thank Sara R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hiking Ben Nevis was a highlight of our Scottish Highland road trip. I had been training by hiking nearby trails in SoCal, so the actually level of difficulty wasn't ridiculous, but it did take us 10 hours round trip, and I couldn't have done it...More

Thank Mrs_Kenobi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't set off to climb the mountain but we did get 3 thousand plus feet up. Make suer you wear the right gear. Fantastic views. Can't wait to get back and climb to the top.

Thank lizg18_5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The drive to Ben Nevis is as memorable as the whole drive through Scotland and especially if it raining or has rained and just stopped. Simply mind blowing is what I would say of all the places around the highlands. Ben Nevis is, by the...More

1  Thank Sumanth C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Despite the weather the scenery was breathtaking. We woke to the site of Ben Nevis with a light covering of snow that seemed to creep lower each day. This was when it wasn’t hidden in a typically Scottish mist. The dogs found many places to...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 12 November 2017

A wet morning at the beginning of November took me to Ben Nevis. I stayed in Fort William the evening before and travelled a short distance by taxi to the mountain. I started from the nevis inn though I know there is a route from...More

1  Thank likestotravel529
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Our Bed & Breakfast host in Fort William told us about a short hike on the north side of Ben Nevis. The Allt A' Mhuillin trail goes steadily upward, first through the forest, then above the treeline through the heather meadow. It's a moderate to...More

Thank moodymcsue
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Will always be back, so much to see fantastic plays to view and visit. Would recommend to anyone large selection drams and fantastic visiting place ☺

Thank Norman M
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Ben Nevis is well worth a visit .Scenery in the area is outstanding.If climbing (not for me ) I envy you the view you would get would be unforgettable.

Thank nannyyogi
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10 August 2017|
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Response from cammy590 | Reviewed this property |
When I was there the visitor centre wasn't open however I'm sure there will be gift shops nearby
18 May 2017|
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Response from VXDspud | Reviewed this property |
hi the snow we were told is about 6ft on a good day, you will need waterprooth as half way up we got soaked but all part of the fun great all round senery and not a bad hike just zig zag your way up plenty of rest places to... More
7 May 2017|
Response from HaRuN_77 | Reviewed this property |
HI, I am guessing you already been there, sorry a bit late reply, You really don't need any guide.. The trek is clear and anyone can follow it.