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Claggan Fort William

Claggan is a community village of the Fort William township within walking distance of Ben Nevis and the town centre

The village of Claggan in Fort William lies at the foot of Ben Nevis and by the River Nevis.

Fort William's Football Club is based in Claggan at what we call The Town Park. Claggan is a residential community with a small number of stores and services. The Ben Nevis Race starts in Claggan each year in September where competitors start their ascents of Ben Nevis along the narrow road from Claggan into Glen Nevis.

The Ben Nevis Inn and the bottom of the Ben Nevis Mountain Footpath is accessed through Claggan, taking the road down from the mini-market. Achintee Farmhouse is also accessed from Claggan via a short road into Glen Nevis.

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