Country House Hotels near Ben Nevis

Inverlochy Castle Hotel, Fort William, Scotland

Inverlochy Castle Hotel, Fort William, Scotland

Nestling in the foothills of the mighty Ben Nevis, Inverlochy Castle sits amidst some of Scotland's finest scenery. Inverlochy was built in 1863 by the first Lord Abinger, near the site of the original 13th century fortress. In September 1873 during a trip to Balmoral, Queen Victoria spent a week at Inverlochy sketching and painting where she wrote in her diaries 'I never saw a lovelier or more romantic spot'.

Inverlochy had been a private residence for over a hundred years until 1969 when it was converted from a family home to Scotland's finest country house hotel.

There are various activities and attractions both at the hotel and close by. The hotel itself offers: Tennis. Fishing on the loch. A walled garden. Clay pigeon shooting. Falconry display. Full sized snooker table

Nearby there is: Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the UK. Cruises on Loch Ness. Hiking. Mountain Biking. Pony Trekking. Skiing, with two ski centres to choose from. The small town of Fort William is only three miles away with a busy high street for gifts.

Inverlochy Castle Hotel, Fort William, Scotland

 

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