Links

Below you will find links to various websites that may be of interest and also to our corporate/charitable sponsors and Friends.

Corporate Friends

The Granite House/Giftmonger
The Granite House is an independent family business selling a huge range of gifts, clothes and toys from its shops in Fort William High Street and, more recently, online. It has picked up a number of prestigious gift industry awards in recent years. including The Greats: Scottish Independent Gift Retailer of the Year in 2003 and runner-up in 2006. The Granite House supports Friends of Nevis by distributing leaflets and trolley tokens and also offering much needed storage for FoN merchandise!

Carefree Self Catering Holidays, Glencoe
Offering a selection of 11 cottages lodges and chalets in and around the villages of Glencoe & neighbouring Ballachulish, all properties enjoy spectacular mountain views. Providing everything you need for a relaxing holiday, our properties are all rated 4 or 5 stars by VisitScotland, and offer a true home away from home. Short breaks are available during the shoulder months.

Highland Functions
Whether you are after a small intimate affair or a huge elaborate occasion Highland Functions can organise an event that will leave you with memories that will last a life time. With the back drop that the Highlands offer you will not be disappointed. We can arrange everything from the venue to the flowers. With our experience and contacts in the area we can create an event that will leave you speechless.

Macs Adventure Holidays
Macs Adventure walking and adventure holidays is a small, energetic company, based in Scotland, dedicated to delivering adventure excellence. We are passionate about delivering outstanding walking, mountain biking and group adventure holidays in Scotland. As active walkers and mountain bikers, with a passion for travel, we understand what makes for an unforgettable adventure or activity in Scotland. Great trails, breathtaking scenery, hand-picked accommodation and a warm welcome all backed up by outstanding customer service. Ben Nevis is very close to our heart and important to our business so our team is pleased to be supporting Friends of Nevis. Our support includes financial contributions, joining volunteer work parties, publicising Friends of Nevis to our clients, staff and partners and giving clients the opportunity to donate to Friends of Nevis as part of our booking process.

The Clachaig Inn
Clachaig Inn, Glencoe Famous inn set in the heart of Scotland’s most famous and scenic glen. 23 fully modernised bedrooms and award winning bars make this an ideal place to stay. Specialists in cask conditioned ales with regular beer festivals, and malt whiskies, with over 160 on the shelf to choose from. Food served all day from midday till 9pm.

The Corran Inn
Sitting on the shores of Loch Linnhe, beside the Corran ferry, The Corran Inn is just over 10 minutes drive from Fort William and Ben Nevis as well as Glencoe. With 5 comfortable rooms, a traditional bar and relaxing coal fires, the Inn provides the ideal base to explore this beautiful part of the Scottish Highlands. Whether you’re walking, climbing, touring by car or just sitting with your feet up watching the world float by on the loch, The Corran Inn will give you a friendly welcome and make you feel at home. The Corran Inn is supporting Friends of Nevis through publicity on its website, displaying information leaflets and selling trolley token key rings and other small items of Friends of Nevis merchandise.

The Grog and Gruel
A traditional Alehouse & Restaurant Located half way along Fort William’s pedestrianised High Street where you can enjoy a quiet pint from one of the local breweries or a malt from the Ben Nevis Distillery. Food is served from our imaginative and varied menus in the Alehouse from midday till 9pm and in our upstairs restaurant from 5pm daily.

Wagtail Graphics
Wagtail are a graphic design, scanning and advertising company based in Fort William. They support Friends of Nevis through their website and by creating the artwork for our 2008 Ben Nevis race Tee-shirt. Mike and John at Wagtail can design leaflets, brochures, newsletters, magazines, books, interpretative signs, exhibition stands, posters, logos and lots more. They also scan and retouch slides, prints, line art, old documents and all sorts of other things, up to A3 size originals.

Walk Highlands
This is an award winning and extremely useful website for walkers of all levels wishing to enjoy their time in the Highlands. Walk Highlands have kindly placed a web advert for Friends of Nevis on the Fort William page of their site, with a direct link through to us.

Lidl supermarket (Fort William)
Lidl is Fort William’s newest supermarket and the first large store in the town to support Friends of Nevis. Lidl will be donating food and drink for volunteer work parties, offering fund raisng prizes and displaying Friends of Nevis information in store.

Associations

The Forestry Commission
The government body responsible for looking after our forests.

Scottish Mountaineering Heritage Collection
The Scottish Mountain Heritage Collection (SMHC) is a unique assortment of mountain memorabilia from Scotland and around the world, which has been put together here on our website in what we hope is a legible and enjoyable format. The site is a living thing as we continue to update, improve and add new acquisitions. So, please take a tour around our virtual museum and let us know if you have any ideas, new information, or indeed any donations.

The John Muir Trust
The John Muir Trust is one of the country’s leading guardians of wild land and wildlife. As a prominent membership organisation we carry out our charitable role through the ownership of land, the promotion of education and volunteer conservation activities.

The Nevis Partnership
The Nevis Partnership is a Scottish company, limited by guarantee with charitable status. It was formed in 2003 with the express intent to: guide future policies and actions to safeguard, manage and where appropriate enhance the environmental qualities and opportunities for visitor enjoyment and appreciation of the Nevis area.

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