KinlochlevenCopyright J M Briscoe


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Tel code: 01855 | code search
Postcode: PH50 | code search
Population: 1000
Council: Argyll and Bute
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Kinlochleven is a picturesque village at the head of Loch Leven in the Highlands of Scotland, situated 20 miles south of Fort William. Kinlochleven grew from the tiny hamlets of Kinlochmore and Kinlochbeag, due to the growth of industry to the area in 1907 with an aluminium smelter, followed by a hydro-electric factory. The village lies is on the West Highland Way, a long distance footpath stretching 93 miles across the Scottish Highlands. Kinlochleven is a popular visitor resort ideal for walking, climbing, cycling, fishing and nature-watching. The village has local shops and amenities, pubs, a selection of holiday accommodation and plenty of places to eat. Attractions include local walks leading around the Lodge that King Edward VII stayed in 1909 and the remains of a WW2 POW camp, the Aluminium Story Visitor Centre, The Ice Factor; an indoor climbing centre for rock and ice climbing, with sauna, steam room and plunge pool, and the Atlas Brewery; which offers guided tours, the beer can be sampled in the local pubs. Freshwater-fishing is available on River Leven and sea-fishing on Loch Leven. There are Ski-Centres at Aonon Mor and Glencoe, other attractions include the Glencoe Visitor Centre, the Glencoe and North Lorn Folk Museum and the Lochaber Watersports with yacht cruises, dinghy and canoe hire in Ballachulish.


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Tailrace Inn (0.02 miles)

Tailrace Inn

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Welcome to the Tailrace Inn, Kinlochleven, Scotland. Situated in the Heart of the Scottish Highlands. Comfortable en-suite accommodation, great food and drink. The Inn has 6 fully modernised bedrooms with en-suite ... More

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Macdonald Hotel (0.24 miles)

Macdonald Hotel

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A family hotel situated beside Loch Leven at the foot of the Mamore mountains. The ideal base for a walking or climbing holiday or for touring the West Highlands. We ... More

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Tigh Na Cheo Guest House (0.27 miles)

Tigh Na Cheo Guest House

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Tigh Na Cheo is a 4 Star Visit Scotland rated Guest house. The Guest house has 9 bedrooms all en-suite, guest Lounge with open fire and large dinning room with ... More

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Glencoe Hotel (5.80 miles)

Glencoe Hotel

Situated in the heart of some of Scotland's most stunning scenery, the Glencoe Hotel is the perfect base from which to explore the historic area. For those seeking a more active holiday glencoe offers ski-ing, snowboarding ... More | visit website

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Isles of Glencoe Hotel & Leisure Centre (6.68 miles)

Isles of Glencoe Hotel & Leisure Centre

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On a peninsula reaching out into Loch Leven, this peaceful retreat has breathtaking views across calm waters to the impressive mountains of the West Highlands. In a stunning Highland setting, The Isles ... More

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Fern Villa Guest House (6.92 miles)

Fern Villa Guest House

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Fern Villa is a small family run Guest House offering Bed and Breakfast accommodation in the village of Ballachulish, just over a mile from the spectacular Pass of Glencoe and ... More

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Loch Leven Hotel (7.97 miles)

Loch Leven Hotel
The Loch Leven Hotel with its cosy, informal atmosphere is owner run and lies on the Loch Leven beside the Ballachulish Bridge just off the A82. The Loch Leven is a sea loch that ... More | visit website
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Ballachulish Hotel (8.51 miles)

Ballachulish Hotel

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Scottish tradition is alive in this fine Baronial hotel. Throughout the centuries this was amongst the best known Inns in the land. Chieftains, Clansmen, Adventurers - all men met at the ... More | visit website

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Campfield House (8.58 miles)

Campfield House

campfield house is a freindly family run bed and breakfast situated three miles from fort william with breathtaking veiws it makes an ideal location for touring the area and has a warm and inviting atmosphere

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Croit Anna Hotel (8.68 miles)

Croit Anna Hotel

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Situated in a peaceful location on the shores of Loche Linnhe with spectacular views across the loch from all of the public rooms and most of the bedrooms, the Croit ... More

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