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Customer Travel Tips for Fort William

76% Avg. city rating Rated by 282 customers

Activities / excursions 89%

Restaurants / eating out 75%

Shopping 68%

Chilling out / relaxing 82%

Getting around / public transport 76%

Sightseeing 84%

Culture 72%

Nightlife / partying 62%

Value for money 78%

Customer Travel Tips for Fort William

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58% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
58% Avg. rating


09 Sep 2019

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Visit the vegan cafe ‚the wildcat‘

Liked: Everything was very close due to it being very small.

Disliked: The weather. Not very pretty town in general.

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


02 Sep 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Glencoe is very close and beautiful for long and short walks.

Liked: Good connection to Glencoe, a lot of shopping and dining opportunities.

Disliked: No

100% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


28 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: The place

Liked: The place

Disliked: No

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


06 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Business / conference

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Have your own car you stuck

Liked: Mountains

Disliked: Raining

44% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 20%
  • Getting around / public transport - 20%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 20%
44% Avg. rating


02 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
As a family with children

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: Stick to what you know and make sure expectations are met

Liked: Average

Disliked: Acerage

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
76% Avg. rating


30 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
As a family with children

Trip Type:
Family Holiday Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities Visiting friends or family

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Give the Gem Museum a try!

Liked: The locals are very welcoming. The scenery was beautiful and there are loads of beautiful walks. A surprising amount of days out within reasonable driving distance.

Disliked: The laundrette is very expensive.

51% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 20%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 20%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 20%
51% Avg. rating


19 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: Go to the area fantastic scenery.

Liked: Great position for outdoor activities

Disliked: Poor shops too expensive and ugly

69% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
69% Avg. rating


01 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Family Holiday Romantic getaway Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Take warm and waterproof clothing!

Liked: Nice town center, beautiful scenery

Disliked: The rain!

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
80% Avg. rating


28 Jun 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Work / volunteering

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: Morrison's supermarket stays open till 10, but Lidl is better value. The steam train is a rip off.

Liked: It was not raining.

Disliked: No.

98% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
98% Avg. rating


13 Mar 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: Set off early lol !! Great place, you can get everything you need there if you forget something.

Liked: location from hostel, varied shops, lovely views, great food.

Disliked: nothing.

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
93% Avg. rating


05 Mar 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: convenient to visit other sites

Liked: central to other areas. Plenty of outdoor activities

Disliked: high street bit disml

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
78% Avg. rating


26 Feb 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Consider Fort William a really good place to base yourself from, adventure awaits in every direction.

Liked: Great little town with lots of services, offers a great place to rest before exploring more of the highlands and islands

Disliked: A lot is closed 'off season'

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
96% Avg. rating


30 Aug 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Partying / nightlife Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Enjoy

Liked: Lots of bars and restaurants, beautiful location.

Disliked: Nothing

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 100%
96% Avg. rating


13 Aug 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: NA

Liked: Beautiful city. worth to visit

Disliked: No

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 60%
67% Avg. rating


13 Aug 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: getting on the amazing steam train.

Liked: there is the famous steam train.

Disliked: rainy days

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
67% Avg. rating


10 Aug 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: Walk-walk

Liked: The End of a wet Way

Disliked: Many Tourists

56% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 40%
56% Avg. rating


01 Jun 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: go to the visitor centre and ask where you can walk around, they are good advisers

Liked: the hiking around the village

Disliked: around the high street, the buildings are not very nice

60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
60% Avg. rating


27 Apr 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: no

Liked: near Glenfinnan

Disliked: nothing to visit

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 100%
96% Avg. rating


01 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: visit Old Inverlochy Castle, go hiking on Ben Nevis, enjoy the evenings in the traditional pubs etc.

Liked: all

Disliked: no

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
78% Avg. rating


27 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Know your bus times and start climbing ben nevis early

Liked: The history, landscape and climbing ben nevis

Disliked: Irregular bus times

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76% Avg. city rating Rated by 282 customers

Activities / excursions 89%

Restaurants / eating out 75%

Shopping 68%

Chilling out / relaxing 82%

Getting around / public transport 76%

Sightseeing 84%

Culture 72%

Nightlife / partying 62%

Value for money 78%

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