Formally known as the Lower Weather Observatory with direct links to Ben Nevis.
Now a Luxury Guest House on the shores of Loch Linnhe Fort William. In the 1890’s and early 1900’s, pioneering meteorologists raised the funds to built a weather observatory on the summit of Ben Nevis, and also a new home for the Observatory Superintendent. Glentower was where the telegraph signals came in from the summit and were transmitted to Liverpool and other main shipping ports, where warnings for gales were provided for ship owners and skippers.
Today, Glentower is possibly Fort William’s most historical link to the past… Majestically placed on the shores of Loch Linnhe, Glentower Lower Observatory offers Luxury accommodation with stunning views of Loch Linnhe and the Ardgour Hills. The centre of Fort William is only 5 minutes’ walk away.
Fort William is perfect for anyone wishing to explore the picturesque surroundings of Ben Nevis, Glen Nevis Glenfinnan,Glencoe all with magical history.Features: Luxury Accommodations on the shores of Loch Linnhe. Centre of town is a short walk away.Address: Achintore Rd
United KingdomPhone: 0044-0-1397-704007Passholders: n/a
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