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A week long time-lapse take from Banavie, near Fort William of Ben Nevis and Aonach Mor (Nevis Range) during June 2013. See the North Face of Ben Nevis, Carn Mhor Dearg and Aonach Mor slopes in High Definition (HD 720p) Visit our Webcam overlooking Loch Linnhe, Ben Nevis and Fort William. Download our FREE iPhone app, including details on over 1000 places to stay, eat and things to do in Fort William and Lochaber.
This amazing video shows some timelapse shots taken around Ardnamurchan Point over the summer last year. There are some great views to be seen here, it’s a place well worth a visit – and the most westerly point of the British Mainland. Ardnamurchan time lapse summer 2012 from Rod J Stewart on Vimeo.
Check out our HD Timelapse of Ben Nevis, Fort William and Loch Linnhe from March 2012. It shows a week in the life of Ben Nevis during a spell of some of the best weather we’ve had this year. Look out for the fastest tractor in the world making short work of ploughing the field! You can see the live Ben Nevis HD Webcam here
The bay of the flies is a natural bay between Strontian and Acharacle on the Ardnamurchan peninsula. There is a woodland walk of around half a mile that goes from the car park just off the A861 to the bay. Look out for the several wooden toadstools carved and placed along the walk!
Over the weekend the No Fuss Macavalanche Bike Race took place at Glencoe Mountain. Although it snowed a touch on Saturday, Sunday presented us with some stunning weather and some gorgeous views in all directions. The racers were all smiles as they careened their way around muddy corners and bounced through rocky ditches. The event presented everyone with the perfect reason to spend a day outside – be that time spent competing in the race or taking a quick snooze in the grass between heats. Like all other No Fuss Events, the Macavalanche was packed with lively athletes, mountain bike enthusiasts, and active supporters of No Fuss Events from around Lochaber and the rest of Scotland. The next No Fuss … Read more
With months still to go until the start of the 2012 London Olympic Games, Scotland can look forward to the much more imminent homecoming of a world-famous sporting event of a different kind. From 4th to 12th May 2012, nearly 300 adrenaline-seeking competitors and hoards of spectators from around the globe will flock to the Scottish Highlands for the annual extreme motorcycle-sporting holiday, the Scottish Six Days Trial (SSDT). Since the sport originated in the UK over a century ago, motorcycle trials have enjoyed a rich association with Fort William and the Lochaber region, which hosts the SSDT. ‘The Scottish’ as it is more commonly known, celebrated its 100th anniversary last May and continues to be one of the most … Read more
Here’s a beautiful short film made by the lovely chaps at Linnhe Creative exploring the natural beauty of Kingairloch Highland Estate, their self catering accommodation and their fabulous Boathouse Restaurant, home to some of finest seafood and venison you’ll ever eat! “Kingairloch is a 14,000 acre Highland Estate located on the Morvern Peninsula in an unspoilt area of beauty on the West Coast of Scotland lying on the banks of Loch Linnhe. Kingairloch offers an enviable location where the mountains meet the sea creating some of the most stunning landscapes, whatever the weather may bring. The estate is also home to a wide and diverse wildlife population from the Eagles of the sky to the Red Deer grazing the hills below. … Read more
A short promotional film for The Highland Soap Co. made by Linnhe Creative shot in Glencoe & Glen Nevis near Fort William and Ben Nevis. “We are a family run Scottish soap company, our natural skin care products are made with an emphasis on organic, fresh wild harvested ingredients and herbal therapy in the heart of the Scottish Highlands. Where every stone, tree and river has our richly romantic and heroic history embedded within.” To buy online please visit www.highlandsoaps.com. To enquire about video promotion for your business, please get in touch!
Private 1 Day Tours of the Scottish Highlands. Fort William & Glenfinnan Our first visit on this local Highland Tour has to be Glen Nevis, nestling beneath the highest mountain in Britain, Ben Nevis. Glen Nevis is one of the most scenic glens in the Highlands, and is where many films, including Rob Roy, Highlander, Braveheart and Harry Potter have been made. Just outside Fort William, we visit our very own 13th century Inverlochy Castle, and optionally the Ben Nevis distillery or the mountain cable car at the Nevis Range, on the way to the village of Spean Bridge. Just beyond Spean Bridge is the evocative Commando Monument, with magnificent panoramic views of the Nevis Mountain range. Read more. Isle of … Read more
A beautiful short film about some of the people who have made their life around Ben Nevis in Fort William, Lochaber. Keep your eyes peeled for lovely Postie “a couple of tiddlers for you” Jim! Made by Ezra Byrne & Katherine Owen of Newport Film School. There are plenty facilities nearby Glen Nevis and Ben Nevis including hostels, camp sites and Bed & Breakfasts to rest your arching bones, all of which are only minutes from the town centre of Fort William. If you plan to stay in Fort William itself then check out our list of Fort William Hotels nearby Ben Nevis. To get a live stream of Ben Nevis, check out The Ben Nevis Webcam! Please share this blog with your friends! Ben from Kate Owen on Vimeo.