Local Events in Fort William

Below are some events taking place in and around the local Spean Bridge, Fort William, Lochaber area, and the wider Highlands.

With Fort William only ten minutes away, and Glencoe / Skye / Oban / Western Isles ferries only 45 minutes we have a great central location for accommodation for many events in the Highland region.

Please see below for a few key nearby events.

LYC Annual Sailing Regatta

Annual sailing regatta at Lochaber Yacht Club for keelboats and dinghies on Loch Linnhe. Visiting yachts and dinghies are welcome to join in.

Date and time

Sat, June 19, 2021 @ 9:00am


Lochaber Yacht Club, Achintore Road, PH33 6RQ

Scottish Six Day Trial Fort William

2022 SSDT is expected to start on 2 May, however, there will be lots of bikes and support teams arriving in Fort William over the preceding weekend. This event is one of the longest established in the Fort William and Lochaber calendar with trial riders from all over the world coming to the Highlands to compete in this very famous event. 
Over the week spectators can travel to many locations around Lochaber to watch the interesting sections where the trial’s skills are tested in our rivers and hillside burns.

Date and time

Mon, May 2, 2022 @ 7:00am


West End Car Park, Achintore Road, PH33 6AN

The Barmouth to Fort William Three Peaks Yacht Race

The Original Three Peaks Yacht Race is one of the oldest and most remarkable multi-sport endurance races in the world.  Teams sail up the West Coast from Barmouth and climb the highest peaks in Wales, England and Scotland, finishing at Corpach for the run up and down Ben Nevis.  
It draws competitors from all sporting backgrounds & with sailing experience from off-shore cruising to round-the-world races. sailing & sports clubs, military & company teams all enter & compete on equal terms.

You can follow the race live on www.threepeaksyachtrace.co.uk and there is live satellite tracking so you can see when teams are approaching Corpach. 

Date and time

Sat, June 19, 2021 @ 4:00pm


Barmouth to Fort William Three Peaks Yacht Race, Merioneth Yacht Club , The Quay, LL44 2EH

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