What is happening at No Fuss Towers With the Wee Triathlon almost at bursting point! Macavalanche sold out and a massoofe waiting list! 10 Under the Ben in May is the big boy and with 400 already signed up the 15th Birthday Bash is going to be huge. Scotland’s Original and Best Endurance Mountain Bike event welcomes everyone. At just £30 an entry to ride the best trails, with the best vib, why would you want less for more! See you in May for 10 Under the Ben 2020. nofussevents.co.ukRead More →

View this post on Instagram Aonach Eagach ridge in Glencoe. This is certainly a hike to remember! If you've ever completed it you'll know what I mean. Composite of 2 images. No I didn't stand out there, too feart as it was quite windy. Edited using photoshop, luminar 3 and finished on phone using lens distortions. Edits in story. . . . . . #aonacheagach #glencoe #madewithluminar #skylum_global #scotland #icu_scotland #hiddenscotland #visitscotland #scotland_insta #ig_scotland #travelling_scotland #landscape #scotland_greatshots #scotland_ig #discoverscotland #thisisscotland #scotlandisnow #yourscotland #edit_mania_ #scotlandshots #scotlandmagazine #scotlandsbeauty #outandaboutscotland #igscotland #scotlandphotography #ilovescotland #lovesscotland #visualsofscotland #scenicbritain #scotlandscenery A post shared by Gary McIntyre (@garymcintyrephotographer) on May 8, 2019Read More →

“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 nominated 1917 and Jojo Rabbit. Thankfully, January shouldn’t be the peak of this year’s roster as we’ve already scoured the 2020 UK movie release schedule and selected numerous dates to note down in the cinema calendar. Coming up next is the highly anticipated Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous EmancipationRead More →

Highland Cinema 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 interesting comments so far. Check out the post here https://www.facebook.com/thehighlandcinema/ Post content – “? 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,Read More →

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, with 1,800mm of rainfall – just under 6ft – every year, the scenic region beat all comers. The Scottish Highlands has been voted the top holiday destination in the world for this year Credit: Alamy It even pushed New York, the African plains and the Inca-trail to Machu Picchu offRead More →

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 your local Highlife Highland centre with your WHC ID. This is an inclusive (adaptive sport) mental health, fitness and wellbeing challenge by the British Inspiration Trust (BRIT), for teams throughout the UK to raise vital funds in aid of Sport Relief and mental health organisations as well as positive awareness.Read More →

#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 allegiance before 1 January 1692. “Letters of fire and sword,” authorizing savage attacks upon those who refused to take the oath were drawn up in anticipation of widespread refusals; the chiefs, however, took the oath. The clan chief of Glencoe tried to take his oath on 31 December 1691 atRead 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 the fire is lit in the café, pizzas served and the projectors start rolling…..we are very excited! Tag someone you can’t wait to see films with and share this post to let your friends know Highland Cinema is COMING SOON! ?? More Highland Cinema Update info and check out www.highlandcinema.co.ukRead More →

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 courses. After discovering Girls on Hills at Kendal Mountain Festival in 2019 we’ve been following their fabulous runs and hikes in stunning parts of the UK ever since. We love what they do and we’re chuffed to have this opportunity to ask them a few questions. In this quick fireRead More →

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 figures for student success in the college sector for the academic year 2018-19 last week which show that full time further education students at West Highland College UHI are yet again amongst the very top performing in Scotland. The figures show that more students at West Highland College are successfulRead More →