Built in 1885, Lawriestone is one of the finest Victorian town houses in Fort William.
It has been fully refurbished to a high standard throughout to provide 4 Star B&B accommodation in Fort William.
Jim and Susan offer a warm welcome and Scottish hospitality in their beautiful Highland home.
Located in a prime residential area, our guest house
is only 5 minutes walk from the town centre shops and restaurants.
From the garden (where you can sit and read, or enjoy a glass of wine),
you can admire the wonderful views over Loch Linnhe and the Ardgour Hills.
The entrance hall retains the original staircase, stonework and cornicing, and is lit by a beautiful crystal chandelier.
Bright and welcoming, the elegant dining room looks out to the loch and hills.
It is decorated with burgundy and green flowing curtains, and matching tables and chairs.
It retains the original bay windows and cornicing and Prince of Wales feathers centre rose.
Breakfast is served at 8.30am or earlier by arrangement.
A wide variety of tastes are catered for
ranging from the traditional Scottish cooked breakfast
to vegetarian and vegan options.
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Lawriestone has 4 guest bedrooms (3 double and 1 twin)
each with ensuite shower, toilet and wash hand basin.
The bedrooms are beautifully decorated with high quality furnishing and fittings.
All rooms have:
- hospitality tray
- flat screen TV
- trouser press
- radio alarm
- luggage rack
B&B prices range from
£30 - £40 per person per night
(based on 2 people sharing)
Tel: 01397 700777
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(up to max payment of £120
plus a 5% surcharge).
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- We operate a 14 day cancellation policy
- Check in from 3.00pm onwards.
- Packed lunches available.
- Ample private parking.
- No smoking.
- No pets.
- Sorry no children under 12.
- Taxis and restaurants booked on request.
We also have a self catering holiday cottage
with 2 bedrooms in Fort William
Click here for details
In and around Fort William, you get spectacular views of Ben Nevis.
The gondola at the Nevis Range is open all year (except for
mid November - mid December) and from the top there are wonderful views of the town, Loch Linnhe and Loch Eil.
The area is used for skiing and snowboarding in the winter.
Nearby Glen Nevis (where the film Braveheart was made) is a popular walking and climbing area.
Glencoe, another area of scenic beauty, popular with walkers, climbers and skiiers
is a short drive from Fort William.
4 miles from town is Neptune's Staircase - a series of lock gates on the Caledonian Canal. It enables boats passing through the canal to be raised or lowered the 30 metre difference between Loch Linnhe and Loch Lochy.
For a pleasant outing take the scenic Road to the Isles to Mallaig (45 miles) where the ferry departs for Skye. Along the way you can enjoy beaches such as the Silver Sands at Morar or take a cruise to the Small Isles.
Day trips on a steam train are available from Fort William to Mallaig during the summer months.
Only 25 minutes along the Road to the Isles is the Glenfinnan Monument.
Surrounded by hills at the head of Loch Shiel, it overlooks a wonderful sea inlet (see picture below).
The National Trust Visitor Centre here features the story of Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobite Rebellion.
The picturesque station has a railway museum.
Slightly further afield, but still within a day's drive, are places such as Oban (50 miles),
Inverness (65 miles) and the Skye Bridge (75 miles).
Eilean Donan Castle (pictured below) is less than 70 miles away on the road to Skye.
For more suggestions, visit The Internet Guide to Scotland: Fort William & Lochaber sightseeing info