Cycle Friendly Places to Visit

Here are our pick of the best cycle friendly routes and places to visit in Fort William.

Fort William Cycle Routes

There’s lots of great cycle routes for all abilities in the local area. Bring your own bike or hire a bike from us and we’ll be able to help and show you which cycle routes best for you!

Sustrans Route 78 goes past our back door – see hereCycling by the Caledonian Canal

For cycle friendly routes in Leanachan Forest see here.

For the famous “No Fuss” “Ten Under The Ben” loop see here.

Things to do

Take a gondola at Nevis Range.

Visit the West Highland Museum on Fort William’s High Street.Highland Cow Fort William

Events and Clubs

For local events see our listings here.

Find out more about the local cycle club, the West Highland Wheelers, see here.

Lochaber Athletic Club welcomes runners to join club nights. See more on their active Facebook page, see here.

Try a new event; No Fuss Events organise plenty of local events in the Fort William area. Choose an event here.


Needing a massage? Call Sports Masseur Chloe Paterson on 07867757572. Sports massage focuses on relieving muscle tension and restoring muscles to normal length and elasticity. Get in touch with Chloe for an appointment.

Great coffee is available at Costa Coffee on the High Street, Fort William.

 Cycle Friendly Accommodation

For quality Bed and Breakfast accommodation, with online availability, book with our local guest house providers here.

Braeburn Guest House is located near the Caledonian Canal and makes an ideal stopping point for a week long holiday or, alternatively, at the start of the Great Glen Way. Stay here and Off Beat Bikes will be happy to deliver any number of bikes to the guest house ready for you to cycle along the Caledonian Canal and beyond.

For a bunkhouse in the centre of Fort William, Bank Street Lodge should be able to help.

Located in the Glencoe area with breathtaking views of Loch Linnhe and direct access to the ancient wooded Glenachulish Forest is a large self catering property that sleeps up to 10 guests. See here.

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Check out more local events on our own Off Beat Bike Events page.