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Inverlochy Castle

Fort William, Scotland

Inverlochy Castle is located in the West Highlands of Scotland. Originally a family home, it was converted into a country house hotel in the late 1960s. Nestled between the lochs, glens and mountains, it is a wonderful place to explore the highlands.

At a Glance

  • Plenty of activities from wildlife viewing to mountain walks

  • Surrounded by beautiful grounds and countryside

  • A true 19th century Scottish castle

  • Inverlochy even has a loch where you can go fishing

  • Ideal location for exploring the West Coast and Glencoe

Adventure, Couples

Insider's View

Treat yourself to the Champagne Afternoon Tea for a selection of  savory finger sandwiches, freshly made scones and a selection of sweet delicatessens.

Gwen Nicol

Call us on 858 345 1764 to start planning your vacation to Inverlochy Castle or take a look at our itineraries to Highlands Islands of Scotland


This regal 19th century hotel is located just a 10-minute drive away from the picturesque town of Fort William. The 17 rooms are all a reasonable size, each have their own individual design with a homely Scottish feel. They are all named after the Scottish highland islands, keeping the Scottish theme throughout. All rooms have lovely views on to the stunning grounds of the surrounding mountains. As with the bedrooms, all of the en-suite bathrooms are different; some are equipped with an old fashioned copper roll top baths, while others have a more modern power shower and others have a bath and a shower.

The award-winning menu at Inverlochy, can be enjoyed in each of the three dining rooms, which are all styled in a period fashion and much of the furniture was given as a gift from the King of Norway. The ingredients on the menu are sourced as locally as possible, with many of the cuts of meat and fillets of fish being reared very close by in the Highlands.

The area of Lochaber in which the castle is situated is famous for its outdoor activities, so there is plenty to keep you entertained during your stay. From golf to water sports, off road driving and mountain biking to clay pigeon shooting and climbing, there is something for everyone.


Inverlochy Castle Hotel has 17 rooms looking out on to the grounds or the mountains. All of which are well sized with traditional furnishings and Scottish touches as well as large bathrooms.

Room facilities include 30 inch Phillips mirror televisions, personal safe, CD player, radio, iron/ironing board. DVD player and video player, personal laptop computer with internet access.


Children of all ages are welcome at Inverlochy Castle and there are plenty of activities to keep them entertained including, a games and billiards room, Play Station, lots of woodland walks as well as a boat trip on the loch.


The restaurant at Inverlochy Castle is arranged into three dining rooms each furnished with period pieces. The menu concentrates on modern English style with locally sourced ingredients.

The restaurant is open for lunch, dinner and afternoon tea.


A round of golf down in Fort William at the impressive 18 hole Fort William Golf Club promises a great course as well as breathtaking scenery during your round. For the adventurous, water sports including white water rafting, kayaking, sailing and windsurfing in the Loch Oich - just 30-minutes away from the castle. Or, go mountain biking through the forest, off-road driving across the rugged terrain, clay pigeon shooting or even wall climbing.

Location & Directions

Fort William, Scotland

Inverlochy Castle is located just a 10-minute drive away from the town of Fort William in the West Highlands of Scotland.

When to go

It is very difficult to predict the weather in the United Kingdom - in the summer from May to late September is generally seen as the most pleasant time to visit. Rainfall is difficult to predict - but the UK does not receive as much as many are led to believe! In the winters, temperatures do fall, but there is nothing better than finding a remote pub with a roaring fire to sit beside after a long walk in the country.

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