Treasures of the Earth
An amazing gems, rocks and fossils collection, an award winning exhibition.
Exhibition of the geology of the area around Fort William. Gift shop sells lots of articles which include some of the stones which can be found here
This venue has amazing displays of fossils and stones from around the local area. It's also great to visit when the weather isn't so good!
One of Europe’s finest collection of Crystals, Gemstones and Fossils. Housed in an atmospheric simulation of caves, caverns and mining scenes there is something for everyone to enjoy. Learn about the largest Gold Nugget ever discovered and the history of the Scottish Gold Rush. Explore our stunning…
“The Crofter bar and restaurant, is a one-of-a-kind entertainment hub, located on the Fort William high street. It is a first port of call for anyone who likes good food and good banter. At the Crofter they serve wholesome, homemade soup all year round. Perfect for taking the chill out of a cold winter morning or for having a nutritious lunch or dinner. Just ask the friendly staff what flavour it is today or see the blackboard inside.”
“The West Highland Museum’s collections tell the story of the region and its history. Of the most renowned and unusual collection relates to Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobite cause.”
Point of Interest
“Another great place in Glen Nevis, fab waterfall view and great for walking .”
Point of Interest
“Although now a ruin this was one of the most important castles in Scottish history and has been the backdrop for two major historical events, the first and second battles of Inverlochy.”
“Rockhopper Sea Kayaking is based near Fort William on the West Coast of Scotland. We offer half, full or multi-day kayak trips through some of the most spectacular coastal, mountain and island scenery in Scotland. This area is rich in wildlife and you may be lucky enough to encounter seals, dolphins, porpoise, otters, a huge variety of coastal birds or perhaps even the white tailed sea eagle.”