For the 12th day of our Scotland tour, we leave the Isle of Skye for a long drive to Glenfinnan to arrive at Fort Willam at the end of the day.
Itinerary of our 12th day
from Isle of Skye to Fort William
- Talisker Distillery
- Fort William
Route map of our route from Isle of Skye to Fort William
15 days in Scotland – Talisker Distillery on Skye
Before leaving the Isle of Skye, a visit was essential: the Talisker distillery, famous for its peated and smoked whiskey. On the road that passes on the west coast of the island, we cross peat bogs used to make this whiskey.
15 days in Scotland – Glenfinnan and Harry Potter
Since Harry Potter, Glenfinnan and its viaduct attract many tourists. Many come to admire the famous jacobite steam train that connects Mallaig (where we come from) to Fort Williams (where we are going). We will discover this locomotive and give some pictures. We pass quickly because neither train lovers nor Harry Potter!
15 days in Scotland – Fort William
Located on the edge of Loch Linnhe, this city is surrounded by mountains. The Glen Nevis Valley, which stretches north from Fort William to Ben Nevis (1350 m), is a beautiful area.
If I tell you that we still have rain …
Where to stay in Fort William?
I booked a bed and breakfast at The Brevins Guest House, 10 minutes from Fort William. Convenient with parking and not too expensive (110 euros with breakfast), I liked the place “like home”. Brenda and Vincent were very nice and attentive …
Our itinerary continues the next day: