Around the Roy Bridge Area
Opportunities for Outdoor Activities
Roy Bridge is placed at the very heart of the Scottish Highlands with over 58 Munroe’s within easy access from the Hotel complex. The Cuillins on Skye is only 1hr 45 min away. Mick Tighe is a professional climber and mountain guide and also a member of the Lochaber mountain rescue. Should you require his services please call for an appointment.
Angling for trout and salmon is easily accessible from Roy Bridge with Loch Lochy, Loch Arkaig, Lochan Tuik to name but a few of the well-known waters that are fished regularly by local anglers.
The Roy Bridge Hotel is situated on the banks of the river Roy. The river is classed by many canoeists as one of the premier white water rivers in Great Britain. The Roy is a tributary to the Spean, another excellent river for canoeists. The Orchy, Garry and Nevis rivers are all within easy reach.
Mountain cycling/World cup downhill
The Aonach Mor mountain gondola reaches a height of 2150ft and is the start point for Britain's biggest down hill mountain bike track. Aonach Mor is only six miles from Roy Bridge. The newly finished Great Glen Way consists of purpose built mountain bike tracks all the way to Inverness (60 miles). Leanachan Forest at Nevis Range is home to some of Britain's best mountain biking, ranging from gentle family trails to international standard race routes. There are 25 miles of marked routes forming a mixture of rolling forest tracks, a trail quest orienteering course and a technical single track; there is no cost for using tracks.
Motor Cycling/ 6-day trial
Some of the best motor cycling roads in the country are to be found in the North West of Scotland. The central position of Roy Bridge lends itself well to completing a different circular route each day. Fort William is also the venue for the Scottish Six day trial event.
The following activities are all available within easy reach from the Hotel. Pony Trekking, Bird Watching, Ski-ing, Rock climbing, Diving centre Golf courses Sight-seeing/Historic and archaeological