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Local Walks

Your stay at Highland Croft will allow you to relax in the surrounding hills and glens with some beautiful forest walks and trails. Climb to the top of Ben Nevis or maybe hike a section of the famous West Highland Way.

Nearby at Inchree you will be able to follow the trails which lead up and by the Inchree Falls, with fantastic views down the glen and over the loch.You may even catch some extreme sports enthusiasts enjoying a bit of canyoning in the falls. The forest roads and paths lead in various directions and you can go as far as you want.

A few miles further south in the Duror area is the James of the Glen Trail, a route which takes in some places of interest with regard to James of the Glen (Seumas a’ Ghlinne), who’s true story is the basis for the Robert Louis Stevenson classic, Kidnapped.

dad photos 1725In Glencoe village you can enjoy a relaxed stroll around Glencoe Lochan. The woodland here was planted by Lord Strathcona, in an attempt to make his Canadian wife feel more at home in the Highlands.

Further afield, across the Ardgour Ferry and up the road a little you can enjoy the Ardgour Crofters Woodland Walk where you can have a great view back across the loch.

For the more adventurous why not finish the last section of the West Highland Way, starting from Kinlochleven you walk through to Fort William, approximately 16 miles so give yourselves about six or seven hours. The way goes through Lairigmor, this section of the walk boasts 11 Munros (mountains over 3000feet).

Of course there is Ben Nevis, standing at 1,344 metres (4,409 ft) above sea level it is Britain’s highest mountain, and walked by thousands every year

Lochaber is the Outdoor Capital of the UK, and for good reason, if walking is your thing this is the place to come.