Exceptional Self Catering Cottage for Two near Fort William

Designed for character and comfort.

The Old Byre has been carefully designed and lovingly renovated to create a unique, luxury self catering cottage.

The bedroom has a super-king bed with luxury cotton bedding and custom built clothes storage.

Natural, exposed heavy Douglas Fir roof timbers are a beautiful feature of the cottage. With tiled heated floors and cosy rugs, comfy sofa and leather chair to snuggle into by the log fire.

Fluffy bathrobes, luxury toiletries, real log fire and underfloor heating make this cosy cottage a real escape from the city for two. Our stone-built cottage comprises open-plan living room, kitchen and ensuite bedroom with shower. We have thought of everything you might need to make your stay comfortable: washer, dryer, dishwasher, a fully fitted kitchen, luxury bed linen and towels.

Fort William and Lochaber

Fort William and Lochaber is a place where you can enjoy superb scenery all year round. We have Ben Nevis, Britain’s highest mountain, Munros for walking and climbing, rivers and lochs for fishing or sailing, fresh clean air, many outdoor sports – voted the outdoor capital of the UK.

Not only can you take part in a huge variety of outdoor activities, on land, in the air and on the water, but you can do it in some of the most dramatic Scottish locations imaginable often used in major movies. After a full day there are great restaurants to enjoy: The Smiddy, Inverlochy Castle, The Lime Tree, The Crannog and The Seafood Cafe, to mention a few.

There is so much to see and do in this area of the Highlands of Scotland, please see our guide to the area: 

Nevis Range gondola

Nevis Range

Let Britain's only mountain gondola transport you to 650m on the slopes of Aonach Mor. Meander along the mountain trails to the panoramic viewpoints, then relax in the restaurant & bar with breathtaking views. Nevis Range offer access to so much more: ZoomTrax, High Wire Adventure, Summer Ceilidh Nights, Scenic chair ride, Mountain Biking, Family Cycling, Walks to Mountain Viewpoints, Forest Walks, Mountain Discovery Centre, Paragliding, Ski and Snowboard and Winter Climbing..

Ben Nevis

Ben Nevis

The track to the summit of Ben Nevis is an objective of many who visit Fort William. The difficulty of the climb should not be underestimated and there are several web sites that give advice about this endeavour and weather conditions should be carefully checked. The image above links to Walk Highlands web site. Ben Nevis is 1344m (4,406ft) high; the Mountain Track is around 16km (start to finish) and you should plan to take about 8 hours for an ascent of the Ben, depending on how fit you are.

Jacobite Steam Train

The Jacobite Steam Train

Described as the greatest railway journey in the world, this 84 mile round trip takes you past a list of impressive extremes. Starting near the highest mountain in Britain, Ben Nevis, it visits Britain’s most westerly mainland railway station, Arisaig; passes close by the deepest freshwater loch in Britain, Loch Morar and the shortest river in Britain, River Morar, finally arriving next to the deepest seawater loch in Europe, Loch Nevis!.

The Old Byre
Old Military Road
Fort William

“Fantastic rental cottage. Well appointed and a real home from home”.