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Ben Nevis

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Address: , Fort William, Scotland
Phone Number: 01397705922
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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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Up The Benn

Benn Nevis what a buzz, my second time up the Benn and it didn't disappoint. True after around two thousand feet you was walking through cloud and couldn't see much but it doesn't... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Benn Nevis what a buzz, my second time up the Benn and it didn't disappoint. True after around two thousand feet you was walking through cloud and couldn't see much but it doesn't take from the sheer exhilaration of the climb upto the summit, just one of those things that you must do.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Is an excellent place to visit, visitor centre is nice and provided with great advise (need really good shoes to climb the mountain). A must for family - you can climb for as long as you want and then return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Completed this for charity this past bank holiday. The first 1/4 I found extremely difficult and also found this part the worst coming down. After the first 1/4 the ground was so much easier to walk on. When I was coming down I fell twice on that last 1/4 due to the rocks being wet. This was a new challenge... More 

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

On a clear day the views are amazing, took my wife and I 4 hours up including regular breaks and about 3 hours down starting from visitor centre car park and ending in the Ben Nevis inn for a well earned drink.

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Took the cable car up Aanoch Mor, breathtaking views, the clouds parted and we were treated to 360 panorama, absolutely stunning, and the hot choc in the Snowgoose restaurant was pretty good too!

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Colchester, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

I was a bit nervous about going up Ben Nevis with my two children. At the visitors centre I asked the man behind the counter about how easy it was to follow the path. His answer: "It should be obvious. Until you get to the top third that is". Not very reassuring. Luckily there were enough people going up for... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Unless you are going skying or trekking for 7h, it is not worth visiting from too close. Just take a picture from the Visitors Centre and that's it.

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

I climbed Ben Nevis in August 2015 with a group of 10. We walked up the mountain path, previously known as the tourist path, starting at the Ben Nevis inn where we were staying. I do a bit of walking but hadn't previously walked any of the big mountains in the UK so was unsure whether I was up to... More 

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Conwy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Great to get to the summit of the highest mountain in the UK. Just there in the off chance, working in Fort William for a week!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We took the cable car ride up loved it. Had a spot of lunch in the restaurant. Taking in the stunning views. Kids loved the ring slide and then we enjoyed the lovely walks. Watching the mountain bikers on the downhill trails well worth the trip recommend a visit

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