Fort William Parking
Information about Parking in Fort William
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Fort William is a town located in the western Scottish Highlands. It can found on the shores of Loch Linnhe and is known for being the gateway to Ben Nevis, the highest peak in the UK. The Nevis Range Mountain Resort is close by with ski runs and forest trails. Other interesting attractions include the Ben Nevis Distillery which explores whisky production, and the West Highland Museum in the town centre focused on regional life and history.
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Fort William Parking Statistics
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Parking in Fort William
There are several car parks available in the town of Fort William. They offer a range of long stay and short stay parking options with differing tariffs of parking fees.
Parking in Fort William requires a little advance planning to ensure a hassle free experience.
Long stay car parks can be found throughout Fort William. These long stay car parks are: West End, Transport Centre (which is opposite the Belford Hospital and at the side of the railway station), An Aird No 1 (which is opposite the Nevis Centre), and An Aird No 2 (which is adjacent to the Shinty Club).
West End car park is mostly used for coaches, campers and private vehicles. An Aird Car Park No 1 is suitable for HGVs and caravans. There is additional Fort William parking available at the Shinty Park, just along from An Aird No 1.
There is a High Street car park which is suitable for cars and short vans only. Additional parking is also available at Middle Street car park and the Ellis Brigham car park, which is next to the railway station.
Nevisport car park is a small, short stay car park in the centre of town for cars and bikes only. Other short stay car parks in Fort William are: Achintee car park, Glen Nevis Visitor Centre car park, and Braveheart car park.
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Fort William Airport parking
The nearest major airport to Fort William is Inverness airport. There are a range of parking options on site, including long-stay and short-stay.
Parking at Inverness airport can be expensive, and as such, travellers and airport employees like to use alternative options for airport parking. You may want to consider browsing the options available at YourParkingSpace. We have short term and long term options available within easy access of the airport.
Fort William is the perfect base for an amazing range of outdoor activities including watersports, mountain activities and leisurely outdoor trips. Whether you want to hike, climb, run, sail, ski, snowboard, cycle, bike, canyon, raft, quad bike, try archery or paint balling, Fort William will have something to offer everyone. Fort William is known as the Outdoor Capital in the UK and it has earned the reputation as there is nowhere else in Britain where you can take part in such a range of outdoor activities.
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There is a railway station in Fort William, running local services with connections to further afield. The train services are run by Scot Rail.
Shiel Buses operate a number of bus routes in Fort William and the surrounding local area. A Fort William PlusBus ticket can give you unlimited bus travel on local services operated by Shiel Buses around the Fort William travel zone.
Disabled Parking in Fort William
The Blue Badge scheme is for people with severe mobility problems or those who are registered blind. Blue Badge holders can park for free in the designated disabled parking bays in off street car parks in Fort William. You must ensure that you display your Blue Badge. A Blue Badge also allows free on street car parking without time restrictions in Pay and Display bays, on single and double yellow lines without loading restrictions as long as you are parking safely and displaying a valid Blue Badge.
There is an electric vehicle charging point available in An Aird car park, behind Morrisons in Fort William. A network of all electric vehicle charging points can be found on the government's Go Ultra low website.
Overnight, Weekends & Bank Holidays
Some of the car parks in Fort William are open 24 hours a day with no maximum stay, so that vehicles can be parked overnight. An Aird No 1 car park offers a 24 hour parking ticket for £6. West End car park and An Aird No 2 car park both offer a 24 hour parking ticket for £5. However, motorhomes can only be parked in these car parks from 8am to 9pm.
The car park charges are the same at the weekends as they are during the weekdays.
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Is there overnight parking available in Fort William?
It is possible to park overnight in some of the long stay car parks in Fort William, such as West End car park, An Aird No 1 car park, and An Aird No 2 car park.
Do I need to display a Blue Badge to park in a disabled parking bay in Fort William?
Yes, you do. Remember to always display your Blue Badge clearly to avoid hefty fines.
Are parking charges less at the weekend than during the week in Fort William?
No, car park charges are the same on the weekend as they are during the week.
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Latest Fort William parking reviews
Great place to park for doing the West Highland Way, I definitely recommend it !David
Very efficient and easyGUNSHIAM
Used for Jacobite train. Literally just walked 50 yards to station entrance, highly reccomended.Howard
Easy to find and plenty of spaces. Very close to the city centre and the station for the Jacobite Steam train if you’re using thatNicola