Lochaber days out or short walks from Carinbrook

Ben Nevis

The mountain can be tackled in a number of different ways, the normal choice being the Tourist Path from the visitor centre.   Th

Winter wonderland

Good winter conditions in Lochaber provide some beautiful scenery and great opportunities for hiking in the mountains.  There are

The Ledge Route

For the more adventurous hiker there is a fantastic grade 1 scramble available on the north face of Ben Nevis.  This hike should

Walk on the wild side

There is some great scenery to be found on this remote walk between to classic railway stations.  Take the late morning train fro

Coast and beaches

To the west along the A830, known as “The Road to the Isles” there are some beautiful lochs and beaches to explore. It

Corrour and Loch Ossian

A trip to Corrour by train followed by a walk around Loch Ossian provides a marvellous day out. You can board the train at Banavie

The Jacobite

The Jacobite runs right by our house and can be easily viewed and heard.   The morning service operates from around Easter to lat


There is always something to see at Banavie. Watch cruise and sailing boats passing through the locks.  See The Jacobite passing

Ben Nevis a more challenging way

Why not avoid some of the crowds and take in another Munro at the same time.  Hike Ben Nevis via Carn Mor Dearg and The Arete rid


Corpach sea lock, the Caledonian canal and Loch Linnhe shoreline all provide some easy walking and interesting things to see.


Just 12 miles west of us is the beautiful area of Glenfinnan, with many interesting things to do and see. This is a very popular l

Island days out

The small islands off the coast provide some excellent days out. The islands are becoming very popular and this year Calmac are st