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All reviews close to the train station overlooking loch linnhe quick visit worth a visit history information views cannon benches picnic ruins highlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Only the wall remains, but its a great spot to stop and look down the Loch. On a good day. Things have been added like little cannons, great for the wee ones to sit on.

Thank dave980
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great visit to the old Fort...being a family history buff,meant a lot to see this part of our pasts... wouldn't miss it...

Thank maccajames
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Original structures and portions of the fort have been kept in place, but sadly the central highway led to destruction of a portion of the fort and in turn it’s not the original layout. However, an important sight of major significant for the local town,...More

Thank Traveler O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great displays in both English and Gaelic showing the area and the castles history and also has nice views over the loch

Thank ANWPTQ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am an Outlander fan so I had to see the fort. Good location for a fort - right on Loch Linnhe. Good informative signs to let you know what was here because there is not much left. We were staying at the Alexandra Hotel...More

Thank Stu1945
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

But it is definitely worth checking it out. There are lots of information boards telling you the history, stories and facts.

Thank cazbatt
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Decided to visit Fort William as we were staying at Glen Nevis camp site. Lovely little town which was very busy. Fantastic car park overlooking the water which had dedicated spots for camper vans and was reasonably priced. Lots of shops and a really good...More

Thank Helen V
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

We visited Fort William in desperate need of nature and rented a caravan with the kids. We had a fantastic time out there. Kids happy, adults happy 😁

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Reviewed 24 July 2018

Unfortunately, very little to see of the original fort. Take your imagination with you, because the info boards are very good and informative. You do take your life in your own hands accessing the site; across a very busy road just beyond the Morrison's store...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

The site of the original Fort William where the current town gets its name. Built to keep the Highlands in check and named after William Prince of Orange. It is a grassed area with some wall remains and several information panels explaining the history of...More

1  Thank 938fjg
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Response from TonyAus | Reviewed this property |
This is not a castle as such - it is a'small fort'much of which is destoryed. If you want to see a better castle in Fort William as jed103 has said the Old Inverlochy Castle at PH33 6TF It is a 6 minute drive from... More
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