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Ben Nevis

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Address: Fort William, Scotland
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Fondly called "Ben" by the locals, Britain's highest mountain...

Fondly called "Ben" by the locals, Britain's highest mountain towers 4,406 feet above the town of Fort William.

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Glencoe, Ben Nevis and Loch Ness Day Tour from Edinburgh
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Great Experience 1 Munro down, 281 to go!

The negative reviews about litter and bad views are nonsense! This Munro is well cared for by all that climb it. Great atmosphere amongst everyone we saw on our way with alot of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 July 2015
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

The negative reviews about litter and bad views are nonsense! This Munro is well cared for by all that climb it. Great atmosphere amongst everyone we saw on our way with alot of encouragement and advice! Just before we reached the top, there was a section where we came across the most beautiful view and it was dead silent! The... More 

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Blaenau Ffestiniog, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

We had a really good time climbing Ben Nevis, we arrived at the car park at 7am and it felt like we had the mountain to ourselves it was amazing ! The top was cloudy but the views coming down we're stunning. I think most people arrive at the car park at 10ish as when we were coming down the... More 

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

Had such a fantastic time at Ben Nevis and definitely will be returning. The views are absolutely breath taking, such an amazing experience and will definitely be returning.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

Not an easy climb , very large boulders as path , very steep at parts allow 7 and 1/2 hrs to 10 1/2 hrs, coming down was worse, worth it at the summit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

It took me and my husband 3 hours to get up, and 3 to go down (going down we didn't rush). We had a late start in the afternoon around 3pm (a bit irresponsible and I do not recommendand doing the same if you aren't well equipped, in good hiking shape, and carry enough food and water with you). We... More 

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Kinross, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

Walked up Ben Nevis last Saturday it took us 4.25 hours to walk up and 4.50 to walk back down as my knees were very sore. This was a great experience and would highly recommend anyone to do this walk. It's a great achievement the weather was great and the views are fantastic. I can't believe how busy it is.

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Thank Margaret C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

I'm so lucky that the weather was perfect when i hiked Ben Nevis, hence, the stunning scenery looks more stunning with the perfect sunlight. I felt warmth in my heart, i got clarity through my eyes, i enjoyed the romance since i hiked with my boyfriend, i felt comfort from the great weather and i felt happy to see how... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

A great place to do some hiking or to just walk to different viewpoints. We had a very nice time, started in clouds but ended our tour on Ben Nevis in sunlight! :)

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

Certainly the area around Ben Nevis and the Nevis range on a British scale is spectacular. Glad I didn't climb up it though as the summit, was shrouded in clouds, but what the view must be like on a clear day must be amazing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

Loved it, but found it harder than I remember, then again it was 21 years ago I climbed it last time. The scenery is magnificent and path is so busy you would not get lost.

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