Discover a selection of 213 holiday rentals in Fort William that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including internet/WiFi and parking available. Prices start at £ 74 per night, and cottages and cabins are popular options for a stay in Fort William. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Escape to Fort William holiday lettings

With pubs that stock the finest Scotch whiskey to daredevil mountain biking on the steep peaks of the Scottish mountains, Fort Williams offers a little something for every taste and inclination. Whether you want to take in the local culture by exploring landmarks or you want to get lost on an adventure in the natural landscape, you’ll find endless opportunities for an unforgettable holiday in Fort William. Holiday lettings put you in the centre of this vast environment and all its splendour.

History

Historic sites near Fort Williams holiday cottages

The storied past of Fort William is showcased in its museums, historic sites and landmarks that are a delight to history and culture enthusiasts. Holiday homes can be found near Neptune’s Staircase, a historic series of staircase locks from the early 19th century with food shops and lookout points, and the Old Inverlochy Castle, a 13th-century castle ruin site on the banks of the River Lochy that was the backdrop for historic battles. The Tor Castle, a ruined castle and the site of a former Iron Age fortress, is a great place to explore and get a glimpse into the past. Treasures of the Earth, a museum with a private collection of gemstones, crystals and fossils, is a fun place for kids and adults alike.

Things to do

Things to do near Fort William holiday cottages

Fort William has a variety of attractions and activities for all ages, all within reach of the holiday cottages. Great Glen Way, a long-distance path along Great Glen with mountain biking, cycling and hiking opportunities, and the West Highland Museum, a local history museum with artefacts and exhibits related to Fort William and the Jacobite risings, are must-see attractions. You could also experience the Jacobite, a steam locomotive with scenic rides over the landscape, and the Corries, a set of ice-gouged bowls carved into the mountains by glaciers. The Ben Nevis Distillery, a 12th-century whiskey distillery with tours and tastings, is also a great spot for cultured travellers.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Fort William

Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? You'll be sure to enjoy Fort William for its hiking and swimming. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Fort William has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Aonach Mor Ski Resort (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Scottish Sealife Sanctuary (18.2 mi / 29.2 km)
  • Glen Coe Mountain Resort (18.4 mi / 29.5 km)
  • Glencruitten Golf Club (26.6 mi / 42.9 km)
  • Wings Over Mull (27.4 mi / 44.2 km)
Outdoor activities

Must-try sports near Fort William holiday homes

Whether you prefer tranquil fishing and quiet nature walks or skiing down steep slopes and navigating whitewater rapids, you’ll find just the adventure you want in the landscape of Fort William. Biking, climbing, canopy walks, skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing are all popular activities on this vast landscape. Water activities include kayaking, canoeing and rafting in the clear waterways, lakes and ponds of Fort William. No matter your inclination, you’ll find endless adventure in the wilds of Fort William near your holiday rental.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Fort William

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Fort William. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lochaber Geopark (2.6 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Ben Nevis (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Leanachan Forest (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Loch Linnhe (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Grey Corries (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Buchaille Etive Mor (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Fort William

If you prefer to travel by train, Locheilside Station, Loch Eli Outward Bound Station and Fort William Station are the main stations that serve the city.

How to get around

Transport to Fort William holiday homes

Situated on the southwest corner of the Highlands, Fort William is well-connected to the cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow with transport links by bus and train. Though there are local buses, taxis and hire cars to get around town from your holiday rental, Fort William has a small town centre that’s easy to travel to on foot.

Food & drink 

Sample cuisine in Fort William

Food is the lifeblood of Scotland’s culture and economy. The rural hillsides, coastal waters and lush, fertile lands give Scotland some of the most desirable produce in the world, such as Aberdeen Angus steaks, wild trout and salmon, oysters and langoustines and fine whiskey. Local growers, butchers and fishmongers offer up traditional ingredients at food festivals and farmers markets for use in private recipes, but you can sample a little of the Fort William Scottish food heritage in local restaurants. From cosy pubs to elaborate dining restaurants, Fort William has a range of restaurants with unique concoctions made from locally-produced foods, all within reach of your holiday rental.

How many holiday rentals are available around Fort William?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 213 holiday lettings around Fort William. From 100 cottages to 100 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Fort William?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Fort William. From Vrbo UK travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Ben Nevis: 167 holiday lettings
  • Corpach Station: 169 holiday lettings
  • Aonach Mor Ski Resort: 176 holiday lettings
  • West Highland Museum: 167 holiday lettings
  • Ben Nevis Distillery: 173 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Fort William listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Fort William?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK offers 100 Cottages in Fort William. Our other popular types of Fort William holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 100 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 170 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 24 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Flats and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Fort William?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 11 holiday homes with pool available in Fort William. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.