About Glen Nevis by Fort William
Glen Nevis is one of the most beautiful glens in Scotland, at the foot of Ben Nevis - the highest and most popular mountain in the UK.
Glen Nevis is considered one of the best examples of a glaciated valley in Scotland. Further down stream the Lower Falls is a great place to see a waterfall - particularly when its raining - watch millions of gallons (or litres) of fresh water pour over the rock on its way to the sea. The movie Braveheart was filmed in Glen Nevis and a good way to see the glen is to leave your car in the Braveheart car park then set off on foot either along the forestry paths which offer a choice of walks, or take the main road into the Glen to visit the Ionad Nibheis Centre (Glen Nevis Visitor Centre and then perhaps walk up to the lower falls.
Glen Nevis is towards the end of the West Highland Way - a 95 mile walking route between Glasgow and Fort William. Walkers on the last leg of the journey from Kinochleven are often seen with tired legs and glad faces, as they work their way down from the pass over the hills.
Today, Glen Nevis is still the home of the Cameron family who operate Glen Nevis Holidays - one of Scotland's best self catering, touring and camping parks.
Glen Nevis is beautiful with lots of easy walking and several places to stop to enjoy the views with a picnic.
Ben Nevis Inn is located at the start of the Ben Nevis mountain footpath at Achintee - this converted stone barn offers a cosy place to drop in for a hot meal and refreshments after your return from the summit. If you don't plan to climb the mountain try their tasty menu for lunch or evening meal. The log stove is always welcoming as are the staff.