Sea kayaking & canoe trips, West Scotland

Useful Links

Here is a selection of links which we hope you will find useful when planning your trip with with us.

Accommodation

Duachy Apartments

We offer a luxury standard of self catering holiday accommodation close to Fort William town centre in our newly finished apartments. The apartments sleep two people and a double sofa bed can accommodate 2 additional guests. A cot is available on request.

We are located a convenient 5 minute walk from the restaurants and pubs of Fort William town centre. Both self catering apartments have excellent panoramic views over Loch Linnhe.

Whinknowe

At “Whin Knowe”, Banavie, we offer a self catering holiday cottage of charm and character near Fort William with a magnificent view of Ben Nevis. The Byre is an ideal base for climbing, walking, kayaking, skiing, cycling or just a place in which to relax.

Arisaig House

Arisaig House is a very special place indeed. You take the fabled Road to the Isles from Fort William through the hills and by glittering lochs. You pass historic landing places recalling the early triumphs and final tragedy of Bonnie Prince Charlie, to arrive at what must be most people’s ultimate idea of a romantic hideaway… an honest grey stone mansion, originally built 1864 but much altered in the 1930s.

Camusdarach

The 42 pitch family run campsite has access via a footpath to 3 stunning white sandy beaches – often used as spectacular film locations – and which regularly feature in lists of the top ten beaches in the UK and Europe.

Bellsgrove 

In a wonderfully peaceful location, high in the hills above Strontian on the Ardnamurchan peninsula, this 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom, 200-year old stable building has been beautifully converted to offer the ultimate holiday home. Red deer are often seen in the 7 acres of grounds.

Tom McClean’s Highland Outdoor Centre

Castaway to the remotest centre/bunkhouse in the west. Owned by adventurer Tom McClean, accessible only by Sea or on foot

Isle of Eriska Hotel

The Eriska Hotel and Spa offers luxurious 5 Star accommodation with a view to match. Enjoy a traditional Scottish breakfast, while taking in 300 acres of lush landscapes all from the comfort of your own bed.

Sunny Side Croft

Sunny side croft is a family run working croft located just north of Arisaig. It offers high quality self catering accomodation, a great touring and camping site.  An ideal area to base yourselves on the west coast.

Glenuig Inn
The great base for doing things on the West Coast of Scotland, located right beside the beach in a sheltered bay at the centre of the Sound of Arisaig. Large family rooms and bunkhouse. Wholesome meals,snacks and refreshments also avaliable

Great Glen Holidays

Great Glen Holidays, a rural retreat offering a range of accommodation with unparalleled views ofBen Nevisand the magnificent Great Glen situated on a private Highland Estate. With world class mountain bike trails, climbing, hill walking, skiing, horse riding, salmon and trout fishing all on the doorstep, the location 3 miles North of Fort William is exceptional for a Highland adventure, family holiday or rural retreat and is a great base for exploring the beautiful Highlands and Islands.

Great Glen Holiday Lets

Quality self-catering accommodation, excellent for large families or group of friends of up to 8 persons. “Maybank” is a high standard, well appointed, self catering holiday home set on the bank of the Caledonian Canal, 5 miles from Fort William in the Great Glen.

Yurt Accommodation
A natural yurt camp by a river in the Great Glen at the foot of Nevis Range enquiries@greatglenyurts.com

Pierhouse Hotel
Renowned seafood restaurant with a fast-growing reputation as one of Argyll’s most idyllic and romantic destinations. Luxury Accomodation, based in Port Appin.

Glen Loy Lodge
Glenloy lodge offers comfortable 3* accomodation with magnificient views over Ben Nevis & Aonach Mor. Glen Loy lodge also offers specialist wildlife holidays to all ages.

Blaich Cottage, Loch Eil
Blaich Cottage is approximately 300 hundred years old, a former croft, shooting lodge and originally part of the Cona Glen Estate. We have direct access to the loch for your boat or kayaks. We also have undercover storage behind the cottage for your mountain bikes or anything else you choose to bring with you.

Onich Hotel
Situated 12 miles south of Fort William, 32 miles north of Oban and just 5 miles from Glencoe, the Onich Hotel and Lochside Gardens is superbly located on the shores of Loch Linnhe on the west coast of the Scottish Highlands.

Ardrhu Holiday Cottages
Self catering accomodation in Onich, 8 miles south of Fort William

Letterfinlay Lodge Hotel
Letterfinlay Lodge Hotel, Spean Bridge, Highlands. Hotel on the banks of Loch Lochy, situated in a stunning location on the banks of Loch Lochy and run by a small team of friendly staff dedicated to providing an excellent standard of service.

Inchree Centre
Chalet Accomodation, Hostel Accomodation, Four Seasons Restaraunt and Pub

Road to the Isles
Usefull site for accomodation and other activities if you’re heading up the road to Mallaig.

Birchbrae Chalets
Luxury self catering accomodation 10 minutes south of Fort William

The Old Forge
Listed as one of only 3 of “Scotland’s bloody good pubs by Peter Irvine pubs “The Best Of Scotland 2007” and with no roads in or out, an 18 mile hike over munros or a 7 mile sea crossing, the pub is the remotest, on mainland Britain

Nevis Croft Holiday Cottages
Luxury cottages with self catering option in Glen Nevis, Fort William.

Ben Nevis Inn
Hostel accommodation in Glen Nevis, at the foot of Ben Nevis.

 

Cafes & Bars

Lochleven Seafood Cafe
Lochleven Seafood Café and shop is situated on the shores of beautiful Loch Leven on the west coast of the Highlands of Scotland. The Mamores tower above the loch and the restaurant overlooks Camus Mhor, the Big Bay, across to the Pap of Glencoe.

 

Outdoor Activities

Abacus mountaineering coaching & guiding

Abacus Mountaineering provides skills training and mountain guiding in Scotland and the Alps. Our select group of instructors will guide you in new skills on real, adventurous and challenging routes so you can reach your potential and achieve your mountaineering dreams.

Caley Cruisers – Boating Holidays in Scotland

Caley cruisers operate 9 different classes of motor cruiser, all of which are fully equipped. Which ever vessel you choose, you can be assured it will be comfortable, reliable and the perfect vantage point to explore 60 miles of one of Europe’s most beautiful inland waterway.

Hughes Mountaineering
Hughes mountaineering provides guided courses including climbing, cragging and hillwalking in and around Scotland.

Outdoor Capital of the UK
Fort William and Lochaber has all sorts of outdoor activities available for young and old alike – check out their website.

Vertical Descents Centre
An outdoor activity centre offering a wide range of exhilarating activities including Canyoning, White Water Rafting, Fun Yakking, Bridge Swing, Paintball and Mountain Biking.

Transport

Wicked Camper Van Hire
Low cost camper van hire throughout the UK. Now with bases in Dundee and Edinburgh.