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Ben Nevis

Fort William, Scotland
+44 1397 705922
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Fondly called "Ben" by the locals, Britain's highest mountain towers 4,406 feet above the town of Fort William.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hard slog” (37 reviews)
“coming down” (73 reviews)
“hard work” (56 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Fort William, Scotland
+44 1397 705922
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

The trip up Ben Nevin on the gondola was one of theach highlights of our holiday. The views were amazing.

Thank Pat A
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

An 8 hour walk that was worth every ache & pain. Views are stunning but the journey down is harder than going up. We had 20' at the bottom but only 4 or 5 at the top so anyone thinking 9f doing it please bear...More

Thank CTIDBurnleyUK
Reviewed 2 August 2016

A great walk in beautiful scenery that's well worth doing if you have any interest in walking at all. There is only one downside, this is not for those who aren't fit, it's a demanding 5 hour walk to the top that should only be...More

Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We went for the nevis range cable car to see the views from top. It's quite a popular place amongst locals for hiking , cycling and a range of outdoor activities. It's quite good to have nice views and climb the mountain top. The hike...More

Thank Neha_mamc
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Very popular by all, unbelievable the amount of people up that mountain! Some not dressed for the occasion in trainers & jeans! But highly recommend it, unfortunately the day we went up was misty & rainy, freezing on the top with a little snow, no...More

Thank Shonamac75
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Remember to dress and pack your bag weather appropriate. It may be sunny at the bottom but very cold at the top. Walking poles definitely help. If starting from Ben Nevis centre you need change for car park (£3). Allow between 7-9 hours to complete

1  Thank Anita B
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Not easy at all, can be really busy. You need the proper footwear and waterproof, you should use layers that can easily go in a bag. Coming down is really difficult in places, hard on the knees.

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Terrific climb with superb views, take time though and schedule for an early lunch or late dinner at the Inn.

Thank Lieven C
Reviewed 30 July 2016

This is not an easy climb even on the tourist routes but if you can make it up then do as it is the best feeling in the world

Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

The views as you climb the mountain are spectacular and well worth the effort required to see them. This is a tough walk though- allow 3-5 hours to get to the top depending on fitness and then another 2-3 back down. A well deserved pint...More

Thank Iain S
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10 August 2017|
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Response from cammy590 | Reviewed this property |
When I was there the visitor centre wasn't open however I'm sure there will be gift shops nearby
18 May 2017|
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Response from VXDspud | Reviewed this property |
hi the snow we were told is about 6ft on a good day, you will need waterprooth as half way up we got soaked but all part of the fun great all round senery and not a bad hike just zig zag your way up plenty of rest places to... More
7 May 2017|
Response from HaRuN_77 | Reviewed this property |
HI, I am guessing you already been there, sorry a bit late reply, You really don't need any guide.. The trek is clear and anyone can follow it.