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Another fantastic place in Scotland

Scotland is a fantastic country with a lot of fantastic "must visit" places. Steall Waterfall is... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Nibe, Denmark

the hike was dangerous and rocky and slippery, reminded me of the when the hobbits walked round the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Upper Glen Nevis Car Park, Fort William, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the hike was dangerous and rocky and slippery, reminded me of the when the hobbits walked round the mountain to be honest! but it was well worth it, the views and waterfall was worth it. The zippy wire at the end was the most fun

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

The 45 minute walk/hike was well worth the views at the end. Very rocky and some parts dangerous. Would recommend walking boots with good grip.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

You need to make sure you have good walking boots and wet weather gear before you set off on the walk itself, if it looks like there is any chance of rain. The day we were there the walk itself started out not too rocky,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank TheOldMacs
Reviewed November 6, 2018

nothing special one of many of this type of waterfall in this area, don't see why so many tourists want to take pictures

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

Hiked in rainy and windy conditions. It is an easy and scenic route from the car park, but requires a proper hiking shoe. We've seen few people turning back because of the wrong choice of footwear. Trail goes along the cliff edge for a bit...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Iri6ka86
Reviewed October 27, 2018

We visited the Steall Waterfall for a day and the path through the Glen Nevis was simply gorgeous and we took many photos along the way on our drive towards the lower car park. When we reached the lower car park the waterfall is next...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dheeraj M
Reviewed October 26, 2018

A great walk to the falls, we have done this many times and is worth the walk even if the falls are not full. Look out for the beautiful boulders in the burn on the way up which have been sculpted by water

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank helenmoore2015
Reviewed October 21, 2018

A really beautiful walk on well maintained paths. To get to the waterfall an interesting bridge needs to be crossed. Nice and not to hard adventure.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank huldalaxdalh
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

We walked the routes rather late: we started around 4. The hike on a good pace takes around 30 minutes and it’s a good road. Make sure you have good shoes, as it’s a lot of stones and sometimes you have to jump over a...More

Date of experience: October 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
Shyam G
August 10, 2018|
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Response from Sandra L | Reviewed this property |
There might be some stepping stones in the river to cross, but they wew quite flooded when we were there. However you can watch the waterfall from across the river.
July 28, 2018|
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Response from 626gianlucab | Reviewed this property |
To my memory there are no barriers and I don’t think that they would close the park, which anyhow is small. Personally I would opt for the Lower falls car park and then move up early morning, as very near and flat land.
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Mathieu D
Izegem, Belgium
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|
Response fromedinem|
If i'm completely honest I stopped reading a day 3, it's so packed it's ridiculous!
Saint Petersburg, FL
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|
Response fromPeterscot|
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.