Smiddy Bunkhouse, Snowgoose Mountain Centre, Station Road, Corpach, Fort William, PH33 7JH

Call John or Tina on 01397 772467


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 North East Highlands of Scotland and here is its own website.


  • Rooms & Beds:

    24: 3x4, 2x6.
  • Open:

    All year. All day (with key).
  • Price per night:

    from £16-£22.50+ (incl bedding).
  • Booking:

    Book on-line or telephone / e-mail.
  • Directions:

    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.
  • Public Transport:

    Two minutes' walk from Corpach Railway Station on the Fort William - the Mallaig Line. Three miles - 2 stops out from Fort William (trains from Glasgow and London).
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks

This accommodation is near mountains, is available to individuals and has a pub within walking distance. It is on the Duke of Edinburgh's Award page, the West Highland Way and the Great Glen Way.


aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
iDrying room
pClothes washing facilities
tWithin 1 mile of NCN
0VisitScotland Quality Assured


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Explore Fort William

September 5th 2019

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.


Snowgoose Mountain Centre

December 22nd 2018

Snowgoose Mountain Centre provides activities on the Lakes and Mountains around Fort William and accommodation for independent families, travellers and groups.

Smiddy Bunkhouse - Independent hostel - Snowgoose Mountain Centre - Fort William

Snowgoose instruction, adventure days & activity holidays

May 26th 2018

Available on-site at Smiddy Bunkhouse near Fort William.

Snowgoose Mountain Guides offer open canoeing, mountain walking, rock climbing, abseiling, river kayaking, sea kayaking, dinghy sailing, winter climbing and mountain biking courses and in and around Fort William, in the Highlands of Scotland.  Based on site at Smiddy Bunkhouse near Corpach with  a loch-side location overlooking the Caledonian Canal.  Everyone is welcome to join us for an activity packed holiday near Fort William.

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