Tag Archives: Fort William

The Jacobite Train from Fort William to Mallaig

The Trek and Run Team backpacked around Scotland for three weeks in the summer of 2014. We were supported on our journey by the following companies, who provided the resources we needed to make the best of our time there. Scotrail Caledonian Sleeper Service Robens Tents and Sleeping Bags and Mats MSR Stoves Helly Hansen Clothes and Boots Jack Wolfskin Clothes Keen Boots Anatom Walking Poles The Camping and Caravanning Club Ultrasun Cream To begin our first Scottish adventure we travelled from London to Glasgow by the Scotrail Sleeper (find out more…

Glen Nevis Campsite, Fort William

We stayed at Glen Nevis Campsite for three nights after completing the West Highland Way. The site is just a short, signposted detour off the Way so instead of walking into For William – which is just a couple of miles away and the end of the West Highland Way – we pitched our tent at Glen Nevis then finished our walk after a shower, and without our packs which left us free, and clean, to enjoy Fort William (and a celebratory drink!). Here’s a photo of our tent; there’s a site…