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What’s on in Fort William – April and May 2018

Spring is finally here! Well, at the time of writing we're not entirely sure it is, it still seems a little wintery for a lot of the UK. Hopefully, by May we won't be quite so uncertain. Whi… [ read more ]

What’s on in Fort William – March and April 2018

Welcome to our regular round-up of events taking place in the Fort William and Lochaber area. So what's on in March and April 2018? Saturday 3rd March was due to see the start of the 2018… [ read more ]

Shinty – an exciting Highland sport

If you are in the Highlands of Scotland between March and November we would thoroughly recommend that you take in a game of shinty. Usually described as a cross between hockey and clan warfa… [ read more ]

Understanding an Avalanche Report

The Scottish Avalanche Information Service (SAIS) publishes its daily avalanche reports via its website www.sais.gov.uk from mid-December through to late March/early April. They also share s… [ read more ]

What’s on in Fort William – February and March 2018

Welcome to our regular round-up of events taking place in the Fort William and Lochaber area. We've decided to change the format of this monthly blog post so we'll now cover the next two mon… [ read more ]

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 ]