There are a variety of things to do and see in Fort William and the surrounding areas.
The Lochaber Leisure Centre is a five-minute walk away and has a swimming pool, sauna and steam room, cardio gym and aerobics suite.
Nearby is the Ben Nevis visitor centre: why not research your clan history and tartan.
A five minute drive takes you to the Ben Nevis Distillery where you can take a tour and see how the 'Dew of Ben Nevis' is produced and enjoy a sample or just have a coffee.
Visit Nevis Range a 10-minute drive away. Take a trip in Britain's only mountain gondola up Anoch Mor 2150ft beside Ben Nevis - the views are stunning.
On the lower ground there are 25 miles of forest tracks to explore on foot or by bike.
The road to the Isles takes you to Mallaig past the Golden Sands of Morar and Glenfinnan where you can see the Glenfinnan monument, the famous viaduct (as seen in the Harry Potter movies), the National Trust for Scotland visitor centre and take a cruise on Loch Shiel.
A ten minute walk up Glen Nevis takes you to the visitor centre on the banks of the river Nevis, an ideal picnic site in the heart of the glen.
Fort William Walks
Map & Directions to Springwell Cottage:
From the south: - follow the signs for Inverness on the A82 through Fort William as far as the roundabout at NevisBridge, cross the roundabout into Glen Nevis.
From the north: - approaching Fort William on the A82 from the Inverness direction turn left at Nevis Bridge roundabout into Glen Nevis.
The cottage is the first on your right.