Guidebook

Best family friendly hikes around Fort William

5 great hikes to enjoy with your whole family

Amy Foo

Description

Fort William is a town located in the Scottish Highlands. It’s surrounded by stunning countryside, including mountains, lochs, and forests. It's a perfect destination for those who love the great outdoors and want to experience the beauty of the Scottish Highlands.

In this guide you’ll find our favourite walks in and around Fort William that are perfect for the whole family!

Cow Hill Hike

Cow Hill Hike

Ben Nevis
2 - 3 hrs
10.3 km
460 m
460 m
This hike offers spectacular views of Ben Nevis and other neighbouring peaks.
Moderate
Private
Gairlochy to Spean Bridge

Gairlochy to Spean Bridge

1 - 2 hrs
6.4 km
144 m
107 m
Pass by the Commando Memorial and continue down to Spean Bridge.
Easy
Private
Tigh an Steill via Steall Falls Path

Tigh an Steill via Steall Falls Path

Ben Nevis
1 - 2 hrs
4.0 km
157 m
157 m
A rightly popular trip to a stunning waterfall
Moderate
Private
Glenfinnan Viaduct Trail

Glenfinnan Viaduct Trail

0 - 1 hrs
3.4 km
98 m
98 m
The Glenfinnan Viaduct Trail is a beautiful and popular route in the Scottish Highlands. It takes you along a path that follows the famous viaduct, which was built in the late 1800s and is now a popular tourist attraction.
Easy
Private
Corpach Shipwreck Walk

Corpach Shipwreck Walk

1 - 2 hrs
5.0 km
36 m
36 m
The Corpach Shipwreck Walk is a beautiful and historic route near Fort William in the Scottish Highlands.
Private