Where to eat in the area
A wide variety of restaurants and places to eat can
be found all around Highland Lodges - Full details of
the various places to eat out can be found within
the lodges upon arrival.
The Eagle Inn Floating Restaurant
Crannog - Fort William:
45mins to 1hr away from lodges-Seafood speciality - booking advised. Also
boat trips are available from the pier.
Tel: 01809 501838 - 10 mins from lodges, located within the Great Glen
Water Park -
Pleasant environment and a menu to meet all tastes.
30mins away from Highland Lodges
01320 366208 - Overlooking the canal, very pleasant and clean environment
with a service to match
Things to see and do:
Fishing/cruising trips available:
Local experienced fisherman gives you the opportunity whether
you are novice or professional to come on board and enjoy the
fishing experience or cruise around Loch Lochy and other Lochs
within the area. Coaching available. Full details within you lodge
- booking advised
By 1815 the Jacobite threat had receded
sufficiently into history to allow the erection at Glenfinnan
of a monument to mark the raising of Charles Edward Stuart's standard
and the beginning of the ill-fated Jacobite Rebellion.
The Glenfinnan Monument came into the care of the National Trust
for Scotland in 1938, and they have maintained it ever since.
They have also built a visitor centre, details above right, next
to the main road.
to Road to the Isles, A journey from Fort William to Mallaig,
relax and take in the stunning beaches and spectacular mountain
range and of course the location of many of Harry Potters adventures,
such as traveling over the Glenfinnan Viaduct which was featured
in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets as with many of Harry
Potter films film locations also included Glencoe and the most
recent Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) filmed in Glen
Nevis (Fort William).
The steam journey is certainly not to be missed and you are wise
to book in advance. Open: June to September. Tel: 01524
The Images of Loch Shiel & Glenfinnan
Railway Viaduct to the right are taken from "Harry Potter
and The Chamber of Secrets"
Nevis Range is
one of the premier tourist attractions in the Scottish Highlands, no
visit is complete without a trip on Britain's only mountain gondola
Glencoe Visitor Centre, Glencoe:
Information on walks around the area, and a video presentation of the
history of the Glen. Tel: 01855 811307
Only 10 minutes away by car outdoor activities catering for all ages,
novices and experienced outdoor pursuit enthusiasts. You can experience
kayaking, canoeing, white water rafting, water skiing, archery, abseiling,
skiing, Tel: 01809 501340
Fort Augustus, Loch
Ness and Loch Oich
are a 10 min drive away. When in Fort Augustus why not visit the Clansman
Centre and experience clan life as far back as 500 years.