Roybridge is an ideal base for exploring the West Highlands and Islands and is only 90 minutes by car from Inverness Airport.
Roybridge is a small village with good connections to the main road network. It is also remarkably well-connected by rail. The
- Roybridge railway stop
Roybridge Station (unmanned)
is just 50 metres from the cottage and offers 4 trains per day in each direction (Fort William and Glasgow) plus the sleeper from London.
Geographically, it is close to the Great Glen and faces the "Grey Corries" across the River Spean.
There are some great local walks along and across the Spean and local spectacles: the
- parallel roads
Geological feature in Glen Roy
(not roads at all) and
- Monessie Gorge
Footbridge over the Spean
are within an hour's walk. In the village, we have a
- Post Office/General Store,
Roybridge Post Office and General Store
- two hotels with bars and food
Roybridge Hotel and Bunkhouse
. Fort William, 12 miles away, offers great shopping. Local activities include mountain sports, fishing, canoeing, history trails and visiting distilleries.