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Fort William Vacation Rentals

Fort William Travel Guide

For an adventure in the hills, head to Fort William in the Scottish Highlands. This charming city on the shore of Loch Linnhe is known as the outdoor capital of the United Kingdom, with plenty of opportunity for hiking and mountain climbing. Lots of tourists visit the city to climb Ben Nevis, which is the highest mountain in the country.

For Harry Potter fans, the ‘Hogwart’s Express’ runs from Fort William on the famous railway road from the movie. When it comes to eateries, there is the opportunity to dig into traditional Scottish cuisine such as haggis and salmon, as well as fish and chips. Plus, remember to try some whisky when you are in Fort William.

Things to Do in Fort William

Top things to do including climbing up Ben Nevis. This is a challenging climb and there is an ascending route that can be followed to the summit. To sample some whisky, head to the Ben Nevis Distillery, first opening in 1825 -- there's also a visitor center and a tour to learn more about the distillery process. For some history about the area and the Scottish Highlands, the West Highland Museum is ideal for history buffs. For boat enthusiasts, a popular attraction is Neptune’s Staircase: these eight gates are located on the Caledonian Canal, which are the longest in the UK. Hikers can stroll past them on the Great Glen Way.

Best Time to Visit Fort William

The best time to visit Fort William is during the summer months when there is pleasant weather for spending time outdoors. For cheaper accommodation outside of the peak tourist season, May and September are good times to visit Fort William.

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Fort William is in August, while the cheapest month is in December. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Fort William is in the high season in August. Fort William has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Fort William tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Fort William tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Wednesdays.

The Weather in Fort William

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Fort William. The warmest months in Fort William are July and June, when temperatures reach 89 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 21 ˚F. The wettest month in Fort William is December with 8 inches of rain, while the driest month is August with 1.01 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Fort William

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, Homeaway, Agoda and more at AllTheRooms.com. Fort William has 1,566 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. A trip to Fort William can be affordable - our lowest price accommodation is available at $11 per night. On average, a place to stay in Fort William will cost you $124 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Fort William can pick from 460 places to stay that provide WiFi. 112 places to stay include a breakfast. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 8 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you are driving to Fort William, you'll want to pick from 466 places to stay that provide parking. 3 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 110 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

In Fort William AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 4 providers, including 436 places to stay from Airbnb, 10 accommodations from Homeaway and 10 places to stay from Agoda.

755 of our places to stay in Fort William have been rated by previous guests. They rated 67% as excellent or good. 569 places to stay in are instantly bookable.