things to do in fort william

Plan Your Next Trip: Things To Do in Fort William

Fort William, otherwise known as the Outdoor Capital of the UK is an adventure playground that people of all ages and backgrounds can enjoy. There is something about this part of Scotland that has it’s very own charm. Vertical Descents, outdoor adventure consultants say that “Fort William showcases some of the best outdoor activities in the Highlands. Whether you are looking for an activity break in Scotland with the family or seeking some adrenaline fuelled outdoor adventure days, this is the place to do it all”.

Find out more about what you can get up to while you are visiting Fort William below. 

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Outdoor adventure Scotland

If you would like to keep your feet firmly on the ground during your trip to Fort William you can take part in a number of outdoor adventures in Scotland. Vertical Descents can organise the whole day for you, which means that you do not have to worry about planning or equipment. This is a big hit with many companies as they like to send their staff away for team building in Fort William.

  • Target Sports
  • Team Building
  • Mountain Biking
  • Climbing & Abseiling
  • Segway
  • Paintball
  • Bridge Swing

Escaping to the Highlands and enjoying what Scotland has to offer on foot is the best way to do it! You will never get bored of things to do in Fort William that is for sure.

Whitewater rafting in Scotland

If you are a water baby then there is plenty for you to do in Fort William. Whitewater rafting in Scotland is extremely popular and many tourists take part in whitewater rafting in Fort William while they are visiting Scotland. The sites you will see while you are enjoying water sports are unlike any other.

  • Canyoning
  • Gorge Walking
  • Coasteering
  • White Water Rafting
  • White Water Funyakking
  • White Water River Bugging

Vertical Descents do all of the sports that are mentioned above in Fort William. If you are interested, it is advised that you book up in advance, as spaces for these kinds of sports fill up fast.

 

Getting to Fort William

Other things to do in Fort William

There is a tonne of things you can do in Fort William. Once you have finished your adventure with Vertical Descents you can see what else this beautiful part of Scotland has to offer. Here are just a few suggestions:

  • Ben Nevis
  • Steall Waterfall
  • Nevis Range Mountain Experience
  • West Highland Museum
  • Jacobite Steam Train

Many people want to visit Fort William. There are a number of things you can do after you enjoy an outdoor adventure in Scotland with Vertical Descents. You can choose to climb up Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the UK or take a Harry Potter adventure passed the Glenfinnan viaduct. In case you didn’t know Glenfinnan attracts many thousands of visitors from around the world every year. It’s fame comes from the filming of the second and third Harry Potter books, Harry Potter and the Chambers of Secret and Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.