Located in the Scottish Highlands, Ben Nevis is the highest mountain in the British Isles standing at 1,345m. It offers stunning panoramic views and attracts climbers and hikers from around the world.
Fort William, Highland
There is a car park available at the base of Ben Nevis, near the Visitor Centre in Glen Nevis. However, spaces can be limited during peak seasons, so it is advisable to arrive early.
Limited disabled parking spaces are available at the car park near the Visitor Centre. These spaces are designated for visitors with disabilities.
How to get there
You can reach Ben Nevis by car via the A82 road, which connects Fort William to Glasgow. Follow the signs to Glen Nevis and the Visitor Centre for parking
By public transport
There are regular bus services from Fort William to Glen Nevis. Check the local bus schedules for the most up-to-date information on routes and timings.
Cycling to Ben Nevis is possible, but it requires navigating mountainous terrain. Cyclists should be experienced and prepared for challenging conditions.
Many hikers choose to access Ben Nevis on foot, starting from the Visitor Centre in Glen Nevis. There are well-marked trails leading to the summit, but it is important to be equipped with proper hiking gear and have a good understanding of the route.