Chase The Wild Goose Hostel
|Address :||Great Glen Way, Lochiel Crescent, Banavie, Fort William|
|Telephone :||+44 01397 772531|
|Fax :||+44 01397 772531|
|Price :||from 15£|
|Website :||Official website|
Chase the Wild Goose Hostel at Banavie, by Fort William in the Scottish Highlands offers you comfortable, well equipped great glen hostel accommodation, on the road to the Isles and the ‘Backpackers’ Trail.
This hostel in Banavie Fort William offers visitors an ideal base for relaxing in beautiful surroundings, for exploring the hills, glens, villages and lochs of the Scottish Highlands. We have recently be awared 4 STAR rating by VisitScotland.
Enjoy a variety of outdoor pursuits, including walking the sunlit forest tracks and paths of the Scottish Highlands, cycling the Great Glen Cycle Route (cycles are available for hire locally, and we have excellent secure cycle storage for your own bikes), mountain biking at the World Mountainbiking Circuits on Aonach Mor and along the still shores of the Caledonian Canal and quiet back-roads.
Walk the West Highland Way or the Great Glen Way, two must-walk long distance footpaths beginning and ending at Fort William. Experience the abundance of wildlife that inhabits the forests, hills and lochs. Pine Martin, Red Deer, Roe Deer and Common Seals are regularly seen – and bird watching – the majestic Golden Eagle, Red Kite and Osprey
Why not visit the ‘Treasures of the Earth’ exhibition at Corpach, or taste a drop of whisky at the Ben Nevis Distillery. Climb Ben Nevis, learn of Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobite rebellion at Glenfinnan, board the cable car at Aonach Mhor for fantastic views of the highlands, take a journey on a steam train along the railway of the ‘Harry Potter’ films, sail on the loch to spot wildlife.
From the doorstep of the hostel you can visit the famous Neptune’s Staircase on the Caledonian Canal – the longest staircase lock in the United Kingdom. Enjoy a superb meal or drink at the Moorings hotel, a pub meal at the Lochy Bar or venture into Fort William for some Scottish Music.