Snowgoose Blog

What’s on in Fort William – December 2017

Welcome to our regular round-up of events taking place in the Fort William area. There's plenty to get you into the festive mood and of course, Hogmanay is not far behind... There are sev… [ read more ]

Winter Waterfall Walks

On a frosty winter's day, a walk that features a waterfall can be an utter delight. Even if the waterfall itself hasn't frozen over, the spray generated will be captured in some beautiful ic… [ read more ]

Ever felt that one Hogmanay just isn’t enough?

Here's a curious wee bit of local Hogmanay trivia for you... In 1752 the majority of the UK switched from the Julian Calendar to the Gregorian Calendar. The change was needed because the … [ read more ]

What’s on in Fort William – November 2017

Welcome to our regular round-up of events taking place in the Fort William area. November is, not unsurprisingly, a bit of quiet month in Fort William but there's still a few options through… [ read more ]

Things to do in Lochaber this Autumn Half Term

Looking for some ideas of things to do with the family while you are in Lochaber this half term? Look no further... A number of scenes from the Harry Potter films are in Lochaber. You can… [ read more ]

Castles and Forts in Lochaber: Part I

Nothing beats exploring a castle! We're lucky to have several from various periods of history. Thought to be named after Deirdre, a tragic heroine from Irish legend, who is said to have e… [ read more ]

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What’s on in Fort William – October 2017

Welcome to our (fairly) regular round-up of events taking place in the Fort William area which visitors to the area, especially if they are staying with us at the Snowgoose Apartments, are s… [ read more ]

what’s on in Lochaber – July 2017

In July 2017 there are a whole host and variety of events going on in and around Fort William we thought our guests staying at the Smiddy Bunkhouse and Snowgoose Apartments would like  to … [ read more ]

Family Adventures

There are lots of opportunities for families to get out together and enjoy the great outdoors of Lochaber whilst you are visiting the Fort William area - both on the water and on the mountai… [ read more ]

Zetor in the Kaleyard

What’s on in Lochaber – June 2017

We thought it would be a good idea for our guests at the Smiddy Bunkhouse and Snowgoose Apartments to have a list of some of the events going on in and around Fort William in June whilst you… [ read more ]