Plan Your Visit

Lochaber Geopark is a popular visitor destination with good travel links as well as a range of accommodation to suit every budget.

There is also the opportunity to take part in numerous outdoor activities. This makes it an idea location to discover more about the local landscape and enjoy a relaxing break.

Lochaber Geopark’s highlights

  • Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in Great Britain, attracts large numbers of visitors with over 120,000 climbing Ben Nevis each year.
  • The Wild Lochaber Festival in May each year celebrates the wilderness, wildlife and scenery of Lochaber.
  • The Jacobite “Harry Potter” Steam Train is considered one of the top train journeys of all time and brings you on a breathtaking journey from Fort William to Mallaig.
  • The Fort William Mountain Bike World Cup in June each year attracts visitors from around the world

The links below will help you plan your trip and choose activities to enjoy while you’re here.

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