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Steall Waterfall

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Car Park Glen Nevis Place, Fort William PH33 6DA Scotland
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Full-Day Trip to Loch Ness and the Scottish Highlands from Edinburgh
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Full-Day Trip to Loch Ness and the Scottish Highlands from Edinburgh

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Unless you rent a car for the day, getting to Loch Ness from Edinburgh is an arduous task. Escape the city, and travel to the Scottish Highlands with ease on this day trip, ideal for travelers with limited time. Avoid the hassle of navigating rural Scotland’s winding roads, and save your energy for the unspoiled scenery of Great Glen, Rannoch Moor, and Loch Ness. Plus you can also upgrade to include a cruise on Loch Ness.
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billandben99 wrote a review Dec 2020
Worcs.,England221 contributions127 helpful votes
Incredible sight, especially in spate and the raging rapids below in the river from the path. well worth the 90 minute round trip hike from the car park, didn't brave the rope!!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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M J wrote a review Oct 2020
Cupar, United Kingdom175 contributions52 helpful votes
Every time I come to fort William, this walk is a favourite of mine. The car park is a bit hairy - set out early to get a space - but the walk is worth it. Easy to follow route, although tricky in parts underfoot, which opens out into Glen Nevis, with views of the Steall waterfall and wire bridge. Spectacular Autumn colours and amazing sunrise in the valley. Definitely worth a visit.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Blaze14 wrote a review Oct 2020
Derbyshire, United Kingdom290 contributions94 helpful votes
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First time back in 15 years when I did the Ring of Steall (that’s another walk altogether). Drive as far as you can to the end of the road in Glen Nevis, but try to be as early as possible as the car park soon fills up. It took us about 45 minutes to get to the flat valley where the waterfall is, but a little less to get back. Sturdy footwear is recommended although we did see younger people wearing converse etc. There’s the rope bridge across the river which I have done before, but not on this occasion. Have a go if you’re fit and able.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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lassie64 wrote a review Oct 2020
London231 contributions103 helpful votes
Nice activity to do, takes about 2 hours there and back is approx 4miles walking. Go right up the top of glen Nevis road don’t park in the first big car park you come to but carry on up a single track road until you come to the true end of the road and a smaller free car park. Beware to take correct walking shoes as path is very uneven rocky wet and slippery. As you get closer to the waterfall to get right underneath it you need to cross a steel rope bridge which is not for the faint hearted! It felt a bit like a bush tucker challenge. Worth the walk but go prepared with the right clothing is a must particularly if a rainy day.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Alistair R wrote a review Oct 2020
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There's a reasonably strenuous walk from the car park before you get a view of the falls, with some nice viewpoints for taking pictures. The walk seems popular so if you don't arrive early you may struggle with parking. Once you reach sight of the falls, in a dramatic secluded valley you have the choice to cross a cable bridge. This is not suitable for young children or dogs, so this will be the closest you can get to the falls, but the views from here are still impressive. If you can cross the bridge (and there is often a queue to do so), a short walk will take you right to the bottom of the falls. The falls are impressive and getting so close is amazing.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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