What's close to The Brevins Guest House

Selection of local Restaurants in Fort William

Browns restaurant at Nevis Bank  (nearest to our guest house) 01397 705721

Ben Nevis Inn 01397 701227 (located at the botton of Ben Nevis)

Geographer 01397 705011

The stables Grill  01397 700730

The Cinema 01397 609696

Spice Tandoori 01397 705192

The Black Isle 01397 700876

Highland soap shop 01397 709186 (great coffee & cake)

The Silly Goose 01397 604322 

Crannog/Garrison west (sea food) 01397  701873


Fort William - The Area

The Brevins is a superb  base for a variety of activities in and around Fort William and the Highlands of Scotland. 

Activities to enjoy in this beautiful and unique region of Scotland include fishing, golfing, skiing, walking, hill climbing, touring, Highland gatherings and much more. 

There's so much to see and do, we hardly know where to start! 

Please select your choice from the menu on the right.

Local Events

June UCI Mountain Bike World Cup at Fort William

June Road to the Isles Agricultural Show, near Arisaig

July Highland Games at Invergarry

July Highland Games at Arisaig

August Highland Games for Mallaig & Morar

August Highland Games at Glenfinnan

August Lochaber Agricultural Show, Torlundy

August Highland Warrior Triathlon

September Ben Nevis Race

Day Trips

Take the Road to the Isles along a spectacular coastline to see the Silver Sands of Morar and the Small Isles.

Visit historic Glenfinnan to see the famous viaduct and railway station, take a boat trip on the loch, or explore the Jacobite monument and museum.

Drive off the beaten track into Moidart and discover the ruins of ancient Castle Tioram.

Head eastwards to Loch Ness, Inverness and Culloden Battlefield

Visit picturesque Eilean Donan Castle on the way to the Isle of Skye.

Explore the magnificent scenery of haunting Glencoe and Rannoch Moor.

Travel down the coast past Castle Stalker to Oban and the ferry to the Isle of Mull.

Go inland to Loch Laggan and Monarch of the Glen country.

Take a trip on the Jacobite steam train from Fort William to Mallaig., along the route used by the Hogwarts Express.


  • Hillwalking and forest rambles
  • Cycling and mountain biking
  • Mountaineering and skiing at the Nevis Range and Glen Coe
  • Watersports - sailing, windsurfing and canoeing
  • Fishing (loch, river and sea)
  • Horse Riding at Fort William and Spean Bridge
  • Boat Trips from Fort William, Glenfinnan, Arisaig, Mallaig
  • Vertical Descents has an adventure activity centre at Onich offering canyoning, white water rafting, paint balling, funyakking, abseiling, etc.
  • Adventure Nevis offer experienced qualified Mountain Leaders specialising in Ben Nevis ascents in both summer and winter


Ben Nevis, tends to grab popular attention as the highest mountain in Britain and Ireland. But it’s worth aiming lower, to appreciate the scenery and wildlife in Glen Nevis, to the south-west of the mountain.

Go to the visitor centre (IonadNibheisfacilities) then take a gentle hike beside the River Nevis from the edge of town. Or if you’re game for a round-trip of several hours, go on to the upper glen. Here, Waterfall the fine Steall cascades into the river gorge beside old Scots pines, birch, rowan and holly trees.


Scotland is known as the home of golf and the Highlands have a wide variety of excellent courses.

Fort William Golf Club - 18 holes, 6217 yards. Nestled between the mountains and the sea, at the base of Ben<br/ > Traigh Golf Course - 9 holes, 4912 yards. Stunning coastal setting near Arisaig on the Road to the Isles.

Spean Bridge Golf Course - 9 holes, 4542 yards. Views of the Ben Nevis mountain range and Commando Memorial.

Dragons Tooth Golf Course - 9 holes, 5038 yards. Over-shadowed by two majestic munros - Sgorr Dhearg and Sgorr Domhnuill

Fort Augustus Golf Club - 18 holes, 5100 yards. Near Loch Ness and the Caledonian Canal.

Useful links

The Nevis Centre :

Lochaber Leisure Centre :

West Highland Museum:

Inverlochy Castle:

Crannog Cruises:

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