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All reviews overlooking loch linnhe lots of history great glen way worth a visit railway station cannon information benches wee gaelic ruins highlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Old Fort across from our Premier Inn and Morrisons. We went to explore the area and its worth a wee visit to read all about the history on the information boards. Some canons and a lovely view for a photos. You can access the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Mags B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There’s not much of the fort left now although there’s lots of history to the place. It’s an interesting stop to make and the views are amazing.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank taleal29
Reviewed March 5, 2019

Yes, I believe it has a history, but nowadays it's not much to see - just a small cannon and couple of other stuff. You can take a look, but that's it.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Aida G
Reviewed November 27, 2018

Old Fort of Fort William, or whatever is left of it, still stands as a constant reminder of glories gone by. There is not much left and even that is really very little, but it is full of history and, at least those who are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed November 8, 2018

Lovely to see. we took a few photos the view from there all around the Fort was brilliant and colourful due to the time of the year.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PatriciaJohnston
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Interesting history here, not much remains of the old fort, but interesting none the less. The great thing about this, is the monument where you start hiking The Great Glen Way is located in this park created on the historical site.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Winstoniscute
Reviewed October 28, 2018

There isn't much left of the Fort, just the wall, but you can read a little about it on the information boards within the fort. A nice view down Loch Linnhe. To find it - go through Morrison's car par and cross the road.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Fiona M
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Only the wall remains, but its a great spot to stop and look down the Loch. On a good day. Things have been added like little cannons, great for the wee ones to sit on.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dave980
Reviewed October 13, 2018

A great visit to the old Fort...being a family history buff,meant a lot to see this part of our pasts... wouldn't miss it...

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank maccajames
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Original structures and portions of the fort have been kept in place, but sadly the central highway led to destruction of a portion of the fort and in turn it’s not the original layout. However, an important sight of major significant for the local town,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Response from TonyAus | Reviewed this property |
This is not a castle as such - it is a'small fort'much of which is destoryed. If you want to see a better castle in Fort William as jed103 has said the Old Inverlochy Castle at PH33 6TF It is a 6 minute drive from... More