The Smiddy Bunkhouse
Stay with us if you are looking for comfortable self catering accommodation near the base of Ben Nevis in the Highlands of Scotland. Flexible options in our self contained apartments, hostel or bunkhouse are ideal as a base for short breaks & family holidays for couples, groups of friends or clubs.

This is a great holiday destination for independent outdoor enthusiasts – all year round – or for just chilling out! Nearby local attractions include walking in our fantastic glens and forests local & steam trains running from our doorstep (‘The Harry Potter’ & Jacobite train) quiet roads to explore the Highlands by car, cycle or motor bike accessible mountain bike trails boat trips fishing from the nearby pier golf, gondola rides to access our ski area at Nevis Range ski-ing & snow boarding at Nevis Range & Glencoe in winter an excellent local museum & nearby geological display The Lochaber Geopark ten pin bowling at the Nevis Centre. What’s not to like!

Our accommodation consists of :-
Snowgoose Apartments
the Smiddy Bunkhouse
Blacksmiths Backpackers Hostel
Farriers, Anvil & Forge apartments near Fort William,
We opened in 1990 and offer wonderful places to stay to explore the surrounding west coast of Scotland or take to take part in our adventure activities, with our unique blend of landscape and a huge variety of outdoor activities for all levels . not to mention the wildlife.
The Smiddy Bunkhouse & Blacksmiths Hostel offer excellent holiday hostel and bunkhouse accommodation which is ideal for cost effective budget touring around Scotland, outdoor activities.
Snowgoose Apartments are first floor level, self contained accommodation within our compact complex. The apartments are ideal for couples or extended families for short breaks or longer holidays at all times of the year.
Snowgoose Mountain Centre offers guiding services, courses & adventure activity days in canoeing, river & sea kayaking, sailing as well as winter & summer walking & climbing with our highly experienced mountain & paddlesports instructor.

There are additional on site facilities for bike and canoe storage or hire, two efficient drying rooms as well as a well equipped meeting / lecture room for hire for groups of 12 persons.
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