3 out 7 of the hardest hikes in the UK here in Lochaber: The 7 most difficult hiking trails

https://www.instagram.com/p/BxOwsaChp86/?utm_source=ig_embed When it comes to vertical ascents, the UK has more challenges than you might think. From the heights of the Highlands to the Lake District and Snowdon, there’s plenty here to keep the avid adventurer occupied. No need to don your best climbing gear, just (relatively) straightforward hikes that require a hell of a … Read more

Which of the most exciting new films coming out in 2020 do we think will be on at the new Highland Cinema| WIRED UK

“I don’t know about you but I’m starting to get very excited about this summer’s movies and can’t stop wondering which ones will be on at the Highland Cinema. I hope the new Dune movie show, fingers crossed” We’re barely into 2020 and we’ve already seen a glut of outstanding new films, including the Oscar … Read more

Highland Cinema post goes viral on Facebook!

The recent post From Highland Cinema Fort William has gone viral on Facebook with 797 likes, 250 comments, and 150 shares.  There’s a lot of excitement out there locally. Check out the comments and find out what people are saying. Highland Cinema will have a head start on their frequently asked questions judging from the … Read more

Scottish Highlands voted best holiday destination in the WORLD for 2020

Scottish Highlands voted best holiday destination in the WORLD for 2020 THE SCOTTISH Highlands has been voted the best place to take a holiday in the WORLD for 2020, a study has found. Despite the clouds of biting midges and heavy rainfall – with Fort William in the Highlands officially the wettest place in Britain, … Read more

Support the Westie Warriors!

Students and staff at any of our centres, join the challenge and get rowing for Row Britannia! Our team the Westie Warriors need to hit 2,020 miles (3,251km) by 13th of March. Log your distance here: http://bit.ly/WestieWarriors Watch out for the rowing machine in some centres, and anyone at other locations can participate by visiting … Read more

History Glencoe Massacre

#OTD On this day in history, 13th February 1692, the Glencoe Massacre took place. Many Scottish clans had remained loyal to King James II after he was replaced on the English and Scottish thrones by William III in 1689. In August 1691 the government offered an indemnity to all chiefs who took an oath of … Read more

Highland Cinema Update!

? Highland Cinema Update! ? We are delighted to say the Highland Cinema is on schedule for the 9th of May opening! The roof is on, beautiful stone walls progressing well, the rooms are plaster boarded, bar is being made, and the windows are in. This week the underfloor heating goes in, and only three months until … Read more

Girls on Hills – Mountains, Tranquillity and Tea

Mountains, Tranquillity and Tea We recently caught up with Keri Wallace, Co-Founder/Co-Director of Girls on Hills to find out more about their mission to get ‘unsuspecting women out running in the hills, and blow their minds’. Girls on Hills offer guided trail, fell and skyrunning courses for women, as well as navigation and mountain safety … Read more

News – Students at West Highland College UHI are amongst the top performing in Scotland- West Highland College UHI

Students at West Highland College UHI are amongst the top performing in Scotland Tuesday 4 February 2020 Figures released by the Scottish Funding Council confirm our students are amongst the top performing in Scotland. Our students are amongst the top performing in Scotland for the seventh consecutive year. The Scottish Funding Council published key performance … Read more


Lochaber is part of West Coast Waters 2020 and consists of the West Highland Peninsulas of Ardnamurchan, Moidart and Morven, the Road to the Isles and Small Isles, Knoydart, Glencoe, Fort William and The Great Glen. LOCHABER (‘LOCH ABAR’ FOR OUR GAELIC SPEAKERS) IS A VAST, DIVERSE DESTINATION IN THE SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS REACHING OUT FROM … Read more