• West Highlands on a budget: a hostel amid Scotland's mountains and waterfalls

    1 month ago - By The Guardian

    Our series of low-cost stays continues at the revamped Glen Nevis hostel, handy for some of Scotland's long-distance walking trails South Downs | Yorkshire Dales | Snowdonia I arrived at Glen Nevis during a storm. I'd watched it gather through the window of the train on the scenic West Highland Line from Glasgow. I'd witnessed the tempest scouring Rannoch Moor and by the time we arrived at Fort William it had reached fever pitch. It was a reminder that the Highlands can still do wild when the fancy takes them. Related: 10 off-the-beaten-track adventures in Scotland
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