Smiddy Bunkhouse, Snowgoose Mountain Centre, Station Road, Corpach, Fort William, PH33 7JH
Find a friendly welcome at this comfortable, mountain hostel with a loch-side location overlooking the Caledonian Canal 4 miles from Fort William & Ben Nevis. The pine clad interior has a cosy, friendly atmosphere with stunning mountains and water on the doorstep with the meeting of the West Highland Way and Great Glen Way only yards away. Hot showers. Fully equipped kitchens always available. (local shop open until 11pm daily). 2 efficient drying / laundry rooms. All bedding provided. Free WiFi. Fully heated for all year round use. Lockable bike & canoe stores. Ample off road parking. Outdoor information, daily weather & snow reports. Advice/instruction/guiding with resident mountain and water based instructors for: winter and summer walking/climbing; river, loch and sea kayaking; dinghy sailing. Hire of kayaks/open canoes, dinghy and other equipment. AALS licensed & DofE Approved Activity Provider for expeditions. Group and family accommodation. Meeting / lecture room available.This accommodation is featured on our map of Loch Ness, Fort William and Inverness and here is its own website.
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Take A82 north out of Fort William towards Inverness. After one mile take A830 west towards Mallaig and follow for 2 miles to village of Corpach. Turn left before shops, signposted ‘Snowgoose Mountain Centre’. The hostel is 30 yds on left before the level crossing on the west highland railway line between Fort William and Mallaig.
Two minutes’ walk from Corpach Railway Station-the Mallaig Line. Three miles – 2 stops out from Fort William (trains from Glasgow and London).
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Glens, forests and mountains. Take a steam train and or a gondola ride up Ben Nevis
Smiddy Bunkhouse provides comfortable self catering accommodation near Ben Nevis in the Highlands of Scotland. There are self contained apartments as well as the hostel, ideal for short breaks and family holidays. The landscape around Fort William has glens, forests and mountains. The Harry Potter & Jacobite steam trains run past the door and there are gondola rides and skiing in the Nevis Range.
Home of the Smiddy Bunkhouse.
Snowgoose Mountain Centre provides activities on the Lakes and Mountains around Fort William and accommodation for independent families, travellers and groups. Accommodation is provided in apartments, the hostel and Smiddy bunkhouse with many rooms having views of Ben Nevis. Others have views of snowcapped hills in winter with snow blowing off the mountain ridges and cherry blossom on the local trees in May. Close to Snowgoose Mountain Centre are glens, forests, mountains and lakes. Steam trains pass by including The Harry Potter train bound for the Glenfinnan Viaduct (or is it Hogwarts). The area has plenty of quiet roads to explore the Highlands by. A short drive and a Gondola ride give access the ski area on the Nevis Range in winter.
Available at the on-site instruction centre at Smiddy Bunkhouse near Fort William.
Snowgoose Mountain Guides offer mountain walking, rock climbing & abseiling, open canoeing, river kayaking, sea kayaking, dinghy sailing, winter climbing, mountain biking courses and guiding in and around Fort William, in the Highlands of Scotland.