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Ben Nevis

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Address: Fort William, Scotland
Activities: Skiing, Snowboarding
Description: Fondly called "Ben" by the locals, Britain's highest mountain towers 4,406...
Fondly called "Ben" by the locals, Britain's highest mountain towers 4,406 feet above the town of Fort William.
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We walked from Fort William to Ben Nevis,there's a good walk over Cow hill which brings you down near the Ben Nevis visitor centre,we only walked up for about 45 minutes as it had... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
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Skelmersdale, United Kingdom
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Skelmersdale, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

We walked from Fort William to Ben Nevis,there's a good walk over Cow hill which brings you down near the Ben Nevis visitor centre,we only walked up for about 45 minutes as it had been snowing and you couldn't see the mountain,but it was a great experience

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Good fun all year for skiers,cyclists,walkers and kids, Plenty to do for ever one,you can spend good weekend with the kids big play area on the bottom of Nevis range and if you want to go up to hill you can use the gondola.gondola is also widely used as a short cut by climbers to the many challenging winter routs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Great views and plenty of outdoor activities for families...Great restaurants in Fort William and easy drive and boat to the stunning Isle of Mull.

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lancashire
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

cracking views when its fine but couldn't go up as it was too windy shame would have loved it.We got a discounted rate through our driver Dominic but when he went to pay they had just closed it.

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Fremont, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We sat out on the deck and had a few drinks. It was evening and we enjoyed the night views and a good beer.

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
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78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

An absolute must for anyone fit and able enough to climb. The views are second to none, and the experience is certainly worthwhile. It is certainly challenging but worth it. Just make sure you're prepared.

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Vilvoorde, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Unfortunately it was raining the day we were in Fort William. The Ben Nevis with beautiful views made up for a lot. It was wonderful.

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Sydney, NSW
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15 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Staying in Fort William, it was a 15 to 20 minute walk along the side of the main road to the start of the trail near the Nevis YHA. Being April the summit was covered in cloud, but the air was crisp, I had a backpack full of water and munchies, and I was well dressed and prepared for anything.... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Our visit to the Commando memorial was very moving and the with views of Ben Nevis in front of us were truly breath taking, covered in snow and mist.

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Fort William, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Sometimes challenging, sometimes arduous and always with a certain element of risk, Ben Nevis always delivers an exceptional experience. As the highest peak in the UK it is a brilliant achievement to reach to summit. As a winter climbing destination it is world renowned and highly desirable. On a day of bad weather the appeal is the physical and mental... More 

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