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Family walk

Wear sensible footwear for a 30-40 minute walk to the waterfall with children. The rope bridge is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Goldenone1
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
adventure tracking and beautiful scenery

With Family it is not very easy but worth it, track is very rough and some time very slippery, but... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wear sensible footwear for a 30-40 minute walk to the waterfall with children. The rope bridge is for adults rather than children. Drive all the way to the end of the road way past the Glen Nevis visitor centre and there is parking there. Scenic...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

With Family it is not very easy but worth it, track is very rough and some time very slippery, but if weather is good it will become memorable. i walk to the fall with my partner and kid of 5 year and it was sunny...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank PankajkRajput
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I started this walk very early in the morning, totally alone. There was no one else out on the path yet. It was so peaceful and one of the most naturally beautiful places I've ever been. The walk is not difficult at all, but it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jessica W
Reviewed January 11, 2019

Well worth the hike, prepare for rugged terrain and wear some good boots that you don't mind getting wet. The scenery out here is gorgeous. If you've got a daring side, try crossing the wire bridge at the end of the trail.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Alex S
Reviewed January 9, 2019

The walk to the falls is not easy but it is worth it. You hike through the woods and through smaller waterfalls. Rocks and path are very slick and there are some high ledges that you can fall from. I would not suggest with young...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Katie S
Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

A short 30 - 45 minute hike that ends at Steall falls but not before a fun little bridge to cross. Beautiful scenery throughout.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ShoshannahO
Reviewed January 7, 2019

We have done this walk many times in all seasons. Beautiful scenery and so peaceful.hard to believe that you are just a few miles from the centre of Fort William.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LizBasil
Reviewed January 4, 2019

The walk to the waterfall takes about an hour and most of it is relatively easy walking from the car park. It's a good place for photographic opportunities.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MISSAdventurers
Reviewed December 27, 2018

I would advise you to arrive early especially in high season months as this is very popular walk and the spaces at the car park are limited. The scenery is amazing and walk suitable even for families with children. Beautiful day out.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 8munros
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Scotland is a fantastic country with a lot of fantastic "must visit" places. Steall Waterfall is one of them. It is not that big, but nature is lovely, surroundings are fantastic. We come from a pretty flat country (Denmark), so we were impressed every time...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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louisa0711
December 26, 2018|
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Response from Iri6ka86 | Reviewed this property |
Aim for Ben Nevis Parking - Belford Rd, Fort William PH33 6SY Get there early in busy season.
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Freedom81822
December 16, 2018|
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August 17, 2018|
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Response from Sue E | Reviewed this property |
Yes follow the river from Fort William along Glen Nevis and there are quite a few waterfalls not far from the road
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11 day itinerary-check April (13 Replies)
Hi! A while ago I already asked some questions on here on which parts of Scotland to cover in my first trip. After a lot of planning we have come up with a (final) itinerary. I just wanted to share it here to help other people and for a small check-up from people who know the country way better than me. DAY 1 (First of April) Belgium 21u55 Edinburgh 22u35 Basically just getting to our hotel. DAY 2 Edinburgh (little bit of exploring) 1pm: car pick-up Loch Ness Falls of...More
February 27, 2018|
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If i'm completely honest I stopped reading a day 3, it's so packed it's ridiculous!
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Glencoe to Mallaig activities or more time on Skye? Thanks! (5 Replies)
My boyfriend and I will be staying in Portree for two days in September. The night before we're staying in Kentallen for one night near Glencoe arriving late around 19:30pm, since we're coming from the Isle of Jura. We'll travel to the Isle of Skye the next day by taking the Calmac ferry from Mallaig to Amadale. My question is should we stop for an activity on way to Mallaig such as the Steall Waterfall Hike in Glen Nevis and/or take the Nevis Range Gondola...or go directly to Mallaig to...More
August 08, 2015|
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Hi, If time is short, you must be using a few days just for Jura? Steall Falls are stunning, as are the views from the gondola. What time is your ferry?
Samaryah S
Edinburgh / Inverness passes and bus/train tickets?! Help! (13 Replies)
Hi! So my boyfriend and I will be visiting Edinburgh and Inverness for the first time in November... Top attractions I'd like us to visit are: - Holyrood Park (free?) - Palace of Holyrood House - Edinburgh Caste - Edinburgh War Museum - Royal Botanic Gardens - National Museum of Flight - The Scotch Whiskey Experience - Camera Obscura - Mary King's Close - St Giles Cathedral - National Library of Scotland (free?) - National Museum of Scotland (free?) - Surgens' Hall -...More
June 13, 2017|
Response fromkenko92|
The National Museum of Flight is only open weekends in winter and is difficult to reach without a car. Parliament Hall,behind St.Giles was where the pre-1707 parliament met. Our new Parliament building is at Holyrood.Both buildings are interesting and worth a visit.