Out & About

Out & About

Kinlochleven is the perfect base for exploring both the immediate area and the wider Highlands and Islands of Scotland. Nowhere else in the UK will you find such a collection of mountains, lochs and rivers that offer such a unique range of activities and stunning scenery. We hope this section will give you useful contacts so that you can enjoy the Highlands during your stay with us.

The aluminium story – Kinlochleven
Learn how the hydro-electricity was used to make aluminium in this quiet and beautiful corner of the Highlands over 90 years ago

Ice Factor Kinlochleven
Ice climbing on the world’s biggest indoor ice walls. Rock climb on the UK’s highest articulated rock wall.

Rib & sea kayak
Seaxplorer operates from the isles of Glencoe marina, exploring scenery, history and wildlife of the west coast.

Glencoe mountain resort
Winter: skiing, snowboarding, sledging, terrain park & avalanche transceiver training park

Summer: down hill & XC biking, rental & lift serviced trails, archery.

Golf at the Dragons Tooth golf course
Pay & play golf. Located in North Ballachulish, spectacularly set between breathtaking mountains, enjoy a game on this superb, 9-hole course.

The Jacobite steam train
Described as one of the greatest journeys of the world, this 84 mile round trip takes you past a list of impressive extremes. Starting of near the highest mountain in Britain, Ben Nevis and finally arriving at Mallaig, next to the deepest seawater loch in Europe, Loch Nevis.

Nevis range – Fort William enjoy stunning panoramic views from Britains only mountain gondola. You will be spoilt for choice at Nevis Range. Skiing, snowboarding, paragliding, mountain biking and  high wire adventure are to name but a few of the activities available.

Why not explore a bit further afield?  ObanLoch NessMull & Iona & Skye are all within a day trip from Kinlochleven.


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