The Moorings

Fort William
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The Moorings

Fort William
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One of the most popular hotels in the Fort William area and it is easy to see why. An enviable canalside setting and spectacular views of Scotland’s highest mountain.

Features


Situated on the banks of the Caledonian Canal, the popular Moorings Hotel offers 32 well appointed rooms in a convenient location for reaching nearby Fort William and Ben Nevis. The hotel overlooks the famous Neptune’s staircase lock and is ideal for a canalside walk or even a more strenuous walk along the Great Glen Way. This hotel prides itself on putting guests comfort first. There is a choice of dining options here including the fabulous Moorings Bistro for evening meals and the on site café. There is also a choice of bars overlooking the canal and further on to Ben Nevis, and often provides evening live music. For the more energetic there is complimentary use of the fitness gym and for the golf-lovers you even get a complimentary round of golf at the nearby Fort William course.

Accommodation


The Hotel offers a choice of Standard, Superior and the newly built Executive Bedrooms which benefit from private balconies overlooking the Caledonian Canal. Each room is tastefully furnished and designed to capture the sense of the Scottish Highlands.

• Satellite TV • Wi-Fi • hospitality tray • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • toiletries

Room choices


  • Standard
  • Superior
  • Executive

Pricing


PRICING in Standard Double/Twin, Bed and Breakfast

Low season Mid season High season
3 Nights
7 Nights
£ 408
£ 617
£ 447
£ 709
£ 506
£ 846
2020 Dates
Applicable
Jan – Feb
Nov – Dec
Mar – Apr
Oct
May – Sep

A SELECTION OF GUIDE PRICES per person (based on two adults sharing) in £ with flights from London Gatwick to Inverness. Other dates of travel, room types, half-board and single occupancy will be quoted on request. For further flight and ferry information please give us a call.

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Location

How to get there

By Plane – There are numerous regional direct flight options into many of Scotland’s main airports. See below for some of the main routes on offer with various airlines:

  • Flying into Edinburgh from Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Dublin, East Midlands, Exeter, London (Gatwick, Heathrow, Stansted and Luton), Manchester Norwich and Southampton
  • Flying into Glasgow from Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Dublin, East Midlands, Exeter, London (Gatwick, Heathrow, Stansted, Southend and Luton), Manchester Norwich and Southampton
  • Flying into Aberdeen from Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Dublin, London (Heathrow and Southend), Manchester and Newcastle
  • Flying into Inverness from Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Dublin, East Midlands, London (Gatwick, Heathrow and Luton), Manchester and Norwich
  • Flying into Kirkwall (Orkney) from Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Manchester and Sumburgh
  • Flying into Sumburgh (Shetland) from Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Kirkwall and Manchester

By Ferry – There are numerous smaller ferry routes within Scotland and too many to list here – call us for more details

Top tips

  • There always seems to be a festival happening, certainly in the capital Edinburgh. We recommend you visit the following website to see what coincides with your stay edinburghfestivalcity.com
  • Puffins can be seen on the Scottish islands from early April through to early August
  • Many of our hotels, particularly in the highlands, are dog friendly. Ask us for more information on taking your pet pooch with you.
  • There are many small fantastic driving routes which can be done in a day from lots of different cities in Scotland. We recommend hiring a car for the duration or for part of your stay so you can explore at your own leisure. Suggestions include: The Forth Valley Route from Edinburgh, The Castle Trail from Aberdeen and the Road to the Isles from Fort William.
  • Let us enhance your stay by booking some of the must see attractions in each of your holiday destinations. Ask us for more details.

When To Go


Being a relatively small country it is surprising how much the climate can change from one region to another and add to that how unpredictable it can be, you will often experience all four seasons in one day!

Summer (June-August) – These are normally the warmest months in Scotland and due to the high latitude the summer days are long with often extended twilight. The northern islands normally enjoy about four hours more daylight at midsummer than London. Average maximum temperatures range from 15 – 17 degrees Celsius.

Autumn (September-November) – Travelling to Scotland during the autumn months is a colourful experience as the trees change to eye-catching and vibrant autumnal colours. A great time for photography and woodland walks. Average maximum temperatures range from 8 – 14 degrees Celsius

Winter (December-February) – Temperatures drop considerably to an average maximum temperatures of 5 degrees Celsius and considerably lower in the highlands. Snow falls for much of this period making it the perfect time for a winter sports break. It also the best time to experience Scotland’s designated dark sky areas and take part in astronomy.

Spring (March-May) – One of our favourite time’s to visit. Flowers are in full bloom and the wildlife is starting to stir following the cold winter months. Average maximum temperatures range from 7 – 13 degrees Celsius and you may experience a shower or two but hotel rates are generally cheaper.