Fort William Highlands Hostel
Our inviting communal design hostel and alpine bunkhouse offer great price and are usually great places to meet up people. The Smiddy Bunkhouse & Blacksmiths Hostel offer excellent holiday hostel and bunkhouse accommodation, in self catered bunkrooms for 4 or 6 individuals, which are perfect for economical budget touring around Scotland, outdoor tasks … and it is a few of the finest you will find in Scotland!
Owned and run by John & Tina Cuthbertson since 1990 this might be a great base in the heart of great Scottish Highland to individually explore the surrounding western shore of Scotland or take to take part in our adventure activities, with your unique mixture of landscape and a massive selection of outdoor tasks for several levels … and undoubtedly the wildlife.
With the beginning of Caledonian Canal yards from our doorstep, situated appropriate in the beginning of the Caledonian Canal and Great Glen Ways, on head associated with tidal seas of Loch Linnhe, at start of path to your Isles – we have been at an original geographical hub out to the western and north highlands.
Created by Thomas Telford the Canal was opened in 1802 to save lots of navy vessels being forced to get round the north of Scotland in Napoleonic Wars. During Highland Clearances within the 18th & 19th centuries some 3000 folks weekly had been transported out from the pier at Corpach towards Americas, Canada and Australasia. All of our accommodation is known as after elements of the initial Blacksmiths’s workshop, dating back to several centuries, that was on the web site associated with the current building.
Snowgoose Mountain Centre offers internal, qualified guiding solutions, programs & adventure activity days in canoeing, lake & ocean kayaking, cruising and cold weather & summer walking & climbing through John Cuthbertson that is a highly experienced hill & paddlesports trainer.