Luxury Fort William bed & breakfast accommodation in the Scottish highlands
Ashburn House – Guest House is Luxury Fort William bed & breakfast accommodation and offers a high quality alternative to Fort William Hotel accommodation. The proprietors Christine and Willie would be delighted to welcome you into their family run Guest House for one of the best bed and breakfast experiences in Fort William, the Outdoor Capital of the UK has to offer. Top priority for us is to make your stay as enjoyable, comfortable and stress free as possible and give you a memorable experience from the Highlands of Scotland to take away.
Ashburn House is one of the most impressive Guest Houses in Fort William, set in a beautiful Victorian Villa circa 1876 located by the shores of Loch Linnhe and with views over to the Ardgour Hills. A leisurely ten minute stroll through the delightful Seafield Gardens along the shore line will take you into Fort William town centre.
On arrival you can relax in our conservatory lounge with spectacular ever changing views down Loch Linnhe, where you will be offered a choice of freshly brewed tea or a cafetière of freshly ground coffee along with some of the best homemade highland shortbread you are likely to taste.
The conservatory is also the perfect place to relax in the evenings after your travels and watch the sun set over Loch Linnhe and disappear behind the hills beyond. There is a selection of books on the local area as well as board games. We are always happy to share our knowledge with our guests and will gladly advice you on things to see and do in the area and recommend a variety of day trips. There we also have information on local eating places, which we will gladly advise on and book for you.
Fort William is the largest town in the Highlands of Scotland with roughly 10,000 inhabitants. The beautiful and dramatic outdoor capital offers plenty to see and do around the local area. The wonderful scenery, mountains, glens, lochs and rivers make it a must stop on any highland adventure.
The area has lots to offer for all types of visitors, whether you are an expert climber, mountain biker, casual walker, or just looking for a quiet romantic weekend away.
Fort William and Lochaber has many tourist attractions. You can climb Ben Nevis the highest mountain in the UK, tour the Ben Nevis Whisky Distillery, take the gondola up Aonach Mor the eighth highest mountain in Britain, take a trip on the Jacobite stream train – from the Harry Potter films, take a cruise down Loch Linnhe on “Souters Lass” to see the seals or visit the stunning white sandy beaches of Morar and Arisaig, with spectacular views out to the Inner Hebrides of Rum, Eigg, Muck and Canna. The list of activities in the area is also plentiful, indoor ice climbing, Sea Kayaking, mountain biking and horse riding to name but a few.
Ashburn House – Guest House also makes a great base for exploring the Scottish highlands, Loch Ness and Inverness, the fishing towns of Mallaig and Oban, Glencoe and Rannoch moor, the Isle of Skye and many other islands can all easily be reached within a few hours from our accommodation.
Hollywood has also acknowledged the breathtaking scenery. With films such as Braveheart, The Highlander, Harry Potter and the latest James Bond all having scenes shot in Fort William and the surrounding areas.
In Fort William and the surrounding areas there is a great variety of restaurants. With an abundance of seafood in the west coast of Scotland, local chefs are keen to show their culinary skills using fantastic locally sourced produce.