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‘Connect To Your Adventure!’ – big success in just 7 weeks

7 weeks in and ‘Connect to your Adventure’, Fort William and Lochaber’s digital marketing campaign, is already proving a big success.

 

The Outdoor Capital of the UK, Lochaber Chamber of Commerce’s tourism brand, is just 7 weeks into ‘Connect to your Adventure!’, a year long digital marketing campaign that encourages adventurous tourists to visit the area and share their own adventures online. It is already proving a huge success.

 

The figures speak for themselves:

  • 57m people reached
  • 4m Video Views
  • 1000 uses of #myoutdoorcapital (the hashtag for user generated online content)
  • Coverage in 30 online publications and blogs
  • 110k Likes, comments and shares

 

A series of stunning new videos have already been posted on Facebook with millions of people engaging with the brand as a direct result. The videos inspire potential visitors to ‘connect to their adventure’ in Lochaber, demonstrating just how accessible the Outdoor Capital of the UK is for all, with people able to travel to the area using the Caledonian Sleeper. They also also highlight how much there is to see and do in the area for all ages.

 

Chris O’Brien, Lochaber Chamber of Commerce’s Destination Manager for The Outdoor Capital of the UK, said: “Connect to your Adventure is performing beyond our wildest expectations. We are delighted and can’t wait to give a warm highland welcome to all of the new visitors when they arrive in The Outdoor Capital of the UK!”

 

With a strong emphasis on user-generated content, visitors to the region have been encouraged to share their experiences on social media using the hashtag #myoutdoorcapital. Using the hashtag also gives adventurers the opportunity to win breaks in Lochaber. There have been 2,500 competition entries to date.

 

Lochaber not only boasts an outstanding array of outdoor activities, such as mountaineering, walking, snow sports and mountain biking, but also stunning scenery and fascinating heritage, including the Glenfinnan Viaduct and The Old Fort. The videos of between 11 and 55 seconds have featured all of these including some of the area’s hidden gems, with the most popular so far being a feature on The West Highland Way – see video below.

The longer 55-second video features about Lochaber have included:

 

Wild West Safari – Wild West Safari have been offering guided wildlife safaris in the Lochaber region of the highlands of Scotland since 2009 highlighting some of Lochaber’s hidden gem’s and searching for Scotland’s ‘Big 5’.

Connect to your next Adventure in Scotland and experience a Hi…

Connect to your next Adventure in Scotland and experience a Highland Safari! #myoutdoorcapital #scotspirit www.outdoorcapital.co.ukOur adventure team at the Outdoor Capital of the UK, Lochaber recently joined up with Wild West Safaris for a day of Wildlife spotting and we definitely found what we were looking for!Wild West Safari have been offering guided wildlife safaris in the Lochaber region of the highlands of Scotland since 2009. Wildlife guide and photographer Ian MacLeod has lived and worked in the area for 26 years and if you join a safari with Wild West you will be under Ian’s expert guidance. Much of his knowledge has been acquired through a passion for wild places, particularly the West Highlands of Scotland, spending many days walking, cycling, paddling or skiing in the region. Should you choose to join a safari with Wild West you are assured of a warm welcome, a fascinating insight into the fauna, flora, history and geology of the region and an experience of the Scottish Highlands that you will remember for years to come. www.wildwest.scotConnecting to your adventure in the Outdoor Capital of the UK, Lochaber couldn't be easier you can find out so much more at www.outdoorcapital.co.ukBy using #myoutdoorcapital on Facebook and Instagram you can win your very own Outdoor Capital Adventure as well as getting your amazing shots seen by our huge base of fans all over the world!We hope to give you a warm highland welcome soon!VisitScotland has match-funded the Outdoor Capital of the UK’s exciting new digital campaign through its Growth Fund, while the group will also benefit from further funding from the Highland LEADER Programme. LEADER is part of The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areas.Growth Fund applicants are required to align their marketing with VisitScotland’s strategies and campaigns, including the global Spirit of Scotland campaign. They are also encouraged to think about how they can take advantage of Scotland’s Themed Years, with 2017 being named the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology.To find out more about the VisitScotland Growth Fund, go to www.visitscotland.org/growthfundTo find out more about LEADER, go to www.ruralnetwork.scot/funding/leaderFilming and Editing work carried by John Sutherland of www.steallmedia.comwww.wildwest.scot

تم نشره بواسطة ‏‎The Outdoor Capital of the UK‎‏ في 21 أبريل، 2017

 

A cruise aboard The Souters Lass – A wonderful cruise down Loch Linnhe, enjoying the breath-taking scenery of Lochaber.

Connect to your next Adventure in Scotland and experience a Hi…

Connect to your next Adventure in Scotland and experience a Highland Wildlife Cruise! #myoutdoorcapital #scotspirit www.outdoorcapital.co.ukOur adventure team at the Outdoor Capital of the UK, Lochaber recently joined a cruise out on Souter's Lass with Crannog Restaurant & CruisesConnect to your adventure in Fort William and Board Souter's Lass for a wonderful cruise down Loch Linnhe and enjoy the breath-taking scenery of Lochaber. With our fascinating and informative skipper’s commentary, you’ll experience some of Scotland’s best wildlife including porpoise, common and grey seals and maybe even a golden eagle.You will also enjoy some of the best views of the southern slopes of Ben Nevis, Britain’s highest mountain from the unique perspective of a Loch cruise!Find out more at www.crannog.netBy using #myoutdoorcapital on Facebook and Instagram you can win your very own Outdoor Capital Adventure as well as getting your amazing shots seen by our huge base of fans all over the world!We hope to give you a warm highland welcome soon!VisitScotland has match-funded the Outdoor Capital of the UK’s exciting new digital campaign through its Growth Fund, while the group will also benefit from further funding from the Highland LEADER Programme. LEADER is part of The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areas.Growth Fund applicants are required to align their marketing with VisitScotland’s strategies and campaigns, including the global Spirit of Scotland campaign. They are also encouraged to think about how they can take advantage of Scotland’s Themed Years, with 2017 being named the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology.To find out more about the VisitScotland Growth Fund, go to www.visitscotland.org/growthfundTo find out more about LEADER, go to www.ruralnetwork.scot/funding/leaderFilming and Editing work carried by John Sutherland of www.steallmedia.comAll filmed on location in Fort William and on board Souter's Lass! www.crannog.net

تم نشره بواسطة ‏‎The Outdoor Capital of the UK‎‏ في 28 أبريل، 2017

 

The Moorings Hotel – One of the most popular hotels in Fort William, situated on the banks of the Caledonian Canal at the famous Neptune’s staircase.

Connect to Your Adventure in the Outdoor Capital of the UK, Lo…

Connect to Your Adventure in the Outdoor Capital of the UK, Locahber with The Moorings Hotel #myoutdoorcapital #scotspirit www.outdoorcapital.co.ukIt is little wonder that the Moorings is one of the most popular hotels in Fort William, situated on the banks of the Caledonian Canal at the famous Neptune’s staircase locks the location is perfect for a short stroll along the canal-side or enjoying a more strenuous walk along the Great Glen Way!The hotel offers the best and most spectacular views of Britain’s highest Mountain, Ben Nevis, with stunning views from the superior and executive rooms over the Caledonian Canal and Neptune's Staircase to the Nevis mountain range.A perfect base for your adventure here in the Outdoor Capital of the UK, Lochaber in the heart of the Scottish Highlands!www.moorings-fortwilliam.co.ukBy using #myoutdoorcapital on Facebook and Instagram you can win your very own Outdoor Capital Adventure as well as getting your amazing shots seen by our huge base of fans all over the world!We hope to give you a warm highland welcome soon!VisitScotland has match-funded the Outdoor Capital of the UK’s exciting new digital campaign through its Growth Fund, while the group will also benefit from further funding from the Highland LEADER Programme. LEADER is part of The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areas.Growth Fund applicants are required to align their marketing with VisitScotland’s strategies and campaigns, including the global Spirit of Scotland campaign. They are also encouraged to think about how they can take advantage of Scotland’s Themed Years, with 2017 being named the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology.To find out more about the VisitScotland Growth Fund, go to www.visitscotland.org/growthfundTo find out more about LEADER, go to www.ruralnetwork.scot/funding/leaderFilming and Editing work carried by John Sutherland of www.steallmedia.com

تم نشره بواسطة ‏‎The Outdoor Capital of the UK‎‏ في 5 مايو، 2017

 

Arisaig – Popular tourist location on The Road to the Isles, with beautiful silver sands beaches and breath-taking views to the Small Isles.

Connect to your Adventure in Arisaig – in the Outdoor Capital …

Connect to your Adventure in Arisaig – in the Outdoor Capital of the UK, Lochaber! #myoutdoorcapital #scotspirit www.outdoorcapital.co.ukChoose your next adventure in Arisaig -West is best!We began our adventure at Sunnyside Croft Touring and Camping Site this Multi award winning Touring and Camping site nestles comfortably on a magnificent coastline that boasts white sandy beaches and stunning scenery!Head along to the spectacular setting of Arisaig House and allow yourself a moment of peace and true contentment in this blissful West Highland Country House Hotel, a remote retreat for eating, and relaxing.After watching the sun go down over the sea head into Arisaig Hotel for an evening of traditional music and laughter!Intrepid adventurers can reach us by train with Caledonian Sleeper – A truly awesome way to reach the Outdoor Capital refreshed and ready for your adventure!By using #myoutdoorcapital on Facebook and Instagram you can win your very own Outdoor Capital Adventure as well as getting your amazing shots seen by our huge base of fans all over the world!We hope to give you a warm highland welcome soon!VisitScotland has match-funded the Outdoor Capital of the UK’s exciting new digital campaign through its Growth Fund, while the group will also benefit from further funding from the Highland LEADER Programme. LEADER is part of The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areas.Growth Fund applicants are required to align their marketing with VisitScotland’s strategies and campaigns, including the global Spirit of Scotland campaign. They are also encouraged to think about how they can take advantage of Scotland’s Themed Years, with 2017 being named the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology.To find out more about the VisitScotland Growth Fund, go to www.visitscotland.org/growthfundTo find out more about LEADER, go to www.ruralnetwork.scot/funding/leaderFilming and Editing work carried by John Sutherland of www.steallmedia.comOur thanks to our friends and partners:http://www.sunnysidetouringsite.co.uk/ http://arisaighouse.co.uk/https://www.arisaighotel.co.uk/https://www.sleeper.scot/If you'd like to find out more about Slow Adventure in Northern Territories then you can visit http://saintproject.eu/

تم نشره بواسطة ‏‎The Outdoor Capital of the UK‎‏ في 19 مايو، 2017

 

Nevis Range – Highlighting the celebrated resort and demonstrating all that it has to offer whether it be summer or winter.

Connect to your Nevis Range​ Adventure in the Outdoor Capital …

Connect to your Nevis Range Adventure in the Outdoor Capital of the UK! #myoutdoorcapital #scotspirit www.outdoorcapital.co.ukNevis Range home to the Fort William Mountain Bike World Cup has it all!Whether it's family adventure, slow adventure, or thrill seeking adrenaline adventure Nevis Range has it all!They'll be more videos on Nevis Range over the next few weeks so stay tuned to social media and make sure you follow Nevis Range on Facebook! Thanks to all of the team at Nevis Range for taking part!Here are just a few ideas of some of the things you can do!!GondolaLet Britain's only mountain gondola transport you to 650m on the slopes of Aonach Mor. Meander along the mountain trails to the panoramic viewpoints, then relax in the restaurant & bar with breathtaking views.Tree Adventures!Tree adventure a series of high ropes courses built on poles and in trees in Leanachan forest.There are 25 miles of forest trails around Nevis Range, available to explore on foot or bike, all with the stunning backdrop of Britain's highest mountain, Ben Nevis!Family CyclingFamilies with young children can experience a bike ride with a difference, navigating their way around the Trailquest course in Leanachan Forest.Don't miss out on the Mountain Discovery Centre!Learn all about Aonach Mor and Nevis Range. Interpretation panels, interactive displays and video footage all aid in the learning experience.Summer Ceildih NightsEnjoy your meal amidst breathtaking highland scenery whilst watching our amazing summer sunsets. Then we've got live scottish music to dance the night away.Ski and SnowboardNevis Range offers a variety of slopes for beginners, intermediate and advanced including the famous Back Corrie off piste area.ParaglidingFlying amongst Britain's highest peaks is a spectacular and challenging experience.Winter ClimbingThe two main climbing areas are Coire an Lochain and the West Face. Given their altitude they offer some of the most reliable winter climbing in Scotland.Connecting to your adventure in the Outdoor Capital of the UK, Lochaber couldn't be easier you can find out so much more at www.outdoorcapital.co.ukBy using #myoutdoorcapital on Facebook and Instagram you can win your very own Outdoor Capital Adventure as well as getting your amazing shots seen by our huge base of fans all over the world!We hope to give you a warm highland welcome soon!VisitScotland has match-funded the Outdoor Capital of the UK’s exciting new digital campaign through its Growth Fund, while the group will also benefit from further funding from the Highland LEADER Programme.LEADER is part of The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areas.Growth Fund applicants are required to align their marketing with VisitScotland’s strategies and campaigns, including the global Spirit of Scotland campaign. They are also encouraged to think about how they can take advantage of Scotland’s Themed Years, with 2017 being named the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology.To find out more about the VisitScotland Growth Fund, go to www.visitscotland.org/growthfundTo find out more about LEADER, go to www.ruralnetwork.scot/funding/leaderFilming and Editing work carried by John Sutherland of www.steallmedia.comOur thanks to our friends and partners at Nevis Range http://www.nevisrange.co.uk/Special thanks to Rare Management and to Red Bull Media House for letting us use some awesome footage in this clip!Mountain bikes were provided by the awesome team at Nevis Cycles www.neviscycles.com

تم نشره بواسطة ‏‎The Outdoor Capital of the UK‎‏ في 29 مايو، 2017

 

West Highland Way – The spectacular long distance walk through staggering Scottish scenery that ends in Fort William.

Connect to Your Adventure in the Outdoor Capital of the UK, Lo…

Connect to Your Adventure in the Outdoor Capital of the UK, Lochaber on The West Highland Way www.outdoorcapital.co.uk #myoutdoorcapital #scotspirit The West Highland Way is a spectacular long distance walk through staggering Scottish scenery and was the first long distance footpath in Scotland!96 miles from Milngavie, on the outskirts of Glasgow, the West Highland Way winds its way alongside Loch Lomond and into the Highlands.Upon entering the Outdoor Capital of the UK, Lochaber walkers are rewarded with some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world!Adventurers on the West Highland Way meet people from all over the globe and locals share Scotland's stories giving everyone a warm highland welcome!Make it to the end in Fort William share a moment with "sore feet" and cherish your memories of an Outdoor Capital adventure!By using #myoutdoorcapital on Facebook and Instagram you can win your very own Outdoor Capital Adventure as well as getting your amazing shots seen by our huge base of fans all over the world!We hope to give you a warm highland welcome soon!VisitScotland has match-funded the Outdoor Capital of the UK’s exciting new digital campaign through its Growth Fund, while the group will also benefit from further funding from the Highland LEADER Programme. LEADER is part of The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areas.Growth Fund applicants are required to align their marketing with VisitScotland’s strategies and campaigns, including the global Spirit of Scotland campaign. They are also encouraged to think about how they can take advantage of Scotland’s Themed Years, with 2017 being named the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology.To find out more about the VisitScotland Growth Fund, go to www.visitscotland.org/growthfundTo find out more about LEADER, go to www.ruralnetwork.scot/funding/leaderFilming and Editing work carried by John Sutherland of www.steallmedia.comSpecial thanks to Fiona McCormick of Nevis Radio for creating a wonderful voiceover for us!

تم نشره بواسطة ‏‎The Outdoor Capital of the UK‎‏ في 11 مايو، 2017

 

Links to shorter featured videos:

I love it when a wildlife adventure comes together! 

I love it when a wildlife adventure comes together! #myoutdoor…

I love it when a wildlife adventure comes together! #myoutdoorcapital #scotspirit www.outdoorcapital.co.ukWake up and choose your next adventure in the Outdoor Capital of the UK, Lochaber in the heart of the Scottish Highlands!Intrepid adventurers can reach us by train with Caledonian Sleeper – A truly awesome way to reach the Outdoor Capital refreshed and ready for your adventure!Of the 100's of activities and experiences available one of our favourites is wildlife spotting with Wild West Safari Wildlife safaris in Wild Places!Followed by the finest local produce at Crannog Restaurant & Cruises Fresh Scottish seafood ……with a warm Highland welcome!Topped off by an incredible place to stay in Glencoe with SYHA Hostelling Scotland! Glencoe Youth Hostel offers everything that a hosteller can wish for: great showers, comfy beds, a stunning location and most important of all dedicated staff!Connecting to your adventure in the Outdoor Capital of the UK, Lochaber couldn't be easier you can find out so much more at www.outdoorcapital.co.ukBy using #myoutdoorcapital on Facebook and Instagram you can win your very own Outdoor Capital Adventure as well as getting your amazing shots seen by our huge base of fans all over the world!We hope to give you a warm highland welcome soon!VisitScotland has match-funded the Outdoor Capital of the UK’s exciting new digital campaign through its Growth Fund, while the group will also benefit from further funding from the Highland LEADER Programme. LEADER is part of The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areas.Growth Fund applicants are required to align their marketing with VisitScotland’s strategies and campaigns, including the global Spirit of Scotland campaign. They are also encouraged to think about how they can take advantage of Scotland’s Themed Years, with 2017 being named the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology.To find out more about the VisitScotland Growth Fund, go to www.visitscotland.org/growthfundTo find out more about LEADER, go to www.ruralnetwork.scot/funding/leaderFilming and Editing work carried by John Sutherland of www.steallmedia.comOur thanks to our friends and partnersCaledonian Sleeper www.sleeper.scotWild West www.wildwest.scotCrannog www.crannog.netGlencoe Youth Hostel https://www.syha.org.uk/where-to-stay/highlands/glencoe.aspxIf you'd like to find out more about Slow Adventure in Northern Territories then you can visit http://saintproject.eu/The London bedroom scenes were filmed with our friends at the West Highland Hotel Mallaig! http://westhighlandhotel.co.uk/

تم نشره بواسطة ‏‎The Outdoor Capital of the UK‎‏ في 19 أبريل، 2017

 

I love a Little Adventure in the Outdoor Capital of the UK!

I love a Little Adventure in the Outdoor Capital of the UK! #m…

I love a Little Adventure in the Outdoor Capital of the UK! #myoutdoorcapital #scotspirit www.outdoorcapital.co.ukFrom spotting Red Squirrels with Wild West Safari to tubing at Glencoe Mountain Resort, eating with our friends at Crannog Restaurant & Cruises and staying at the spectacular Youth Hostel in Glencoe, SYHA Hostelling Scotland the Outdoor Capital of the UK, Lochaber has fun for all the family and so much more!Intrepid adventurers can reach us by train with Caledonian Sleeper – A truly awesome way to reach the Outdoor Capital refreshed and ready for your adventure!hoose your next adventure in the Outdoor Capital of the UK, Lochaber in the heart of the Scottish Highlands!By using #myoutdoorcapital on Facebook and Instagram you can win your very own Outdoor Capital Adventure as well as getting your amazing shots seen by our huge base of fans all over the world!We hope to give you a warm highland welcome soon!VisitScotland has match-funded the Outdoor Capital of the UK’s exciting new digital campaign through its Growth Fund, while the group will also benefit from further funding from the Highland LEADER Programme. LEADER is part of The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areas.Growth Fund applicants are required to align their marketing with VisitScotland’s strategies and campaigns, including the global Spirit of Scotland campaign. They are also encouraged to think about how they can take advantage of Scotland’s Themed Years, with 2017 being named the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology.To find out more about the VisitScotland Growth Fund, go to www.visitscotland.org/growthfundTo find out more about LEADER, go to www.ruralnetwork.scot/funding/leaderFilming and Editing work carried by John Sutherland of www.steallmedia.comOur thanks to our friends and partners:Caledonian Sleeper https://www.sleeper.scot/Wild West Safari http://www.wildwest.scot/Glencoe Mountain Resort http://www.glencoemountain.co.uk/Scottish Youth Hostel Association https://www.syha.org.ukCrannog Restaurants and Cruises http://www.crannog.net/If you'd like to find out more about Slow Adventure in Northern Territories then you can visit http://saintproject.eu/The London bedroom scenes were filmed with our friends at the West Highland Hotel Mallaig http://westhighlandhotel.co.uk

تم نشره بواسطة ‏‎The Outdoor Capital of the UK‎‏ في 26 مايو، 2017

I love it when a MTB world cup adventure comes together!

I love it when a MTB world cup adventure comes together!

I love it when a MTB world cup adventure comes together! #myoutdoorcapital #scotspirit #homeofthebrave www.outdoorcapital.co.ukWake up and choose your next adventure in the Outdoor Capital of the UK, Lochaber in the heart of the Scottish Highlands!Don't miss out on the Fort William Mountain Bike World Cup, the UCI World Cup #homeofthebrave is being held at Nevis Range and you can find out more at http://fortwilliamworldcup.co.uk/ Intrepid adventurers can reach us by train with Caledonian Sleeper – A truly awesome way to reach the Outdoor Capital refreshed and ready for your adventure!Don't miss out on a fabulous bite to eat at The Moorings Hotel and take in the breath taking views of Ben Nevis and Neptune's Staircase. Topped off by an incredible place to stay with SYHA Hostelling Scotland! Glencoe Youth Hostel and Glen Nevis Youth Hostel offer everything that a hosteller can wish for: great showers, comfy beds, a stunning location and most important of all dedicated staff!Connecting to your adventure in the Outdoor Capital of the UK, Lochaber couldn't be easier you can find out so much more at www.outdoorcapital.co.ukBy using #myoutdoorcapital on Facebook and Instagram you can win your very own Outdoor Capital Adventure as well as getting your amazing shots seen by our huge base of fans all over the world!We hope to give you a warm highland welcome soon!VisitScotland has match-funded the Outdoor Capital of the UK’s exciting new digital campaign through its Growth Fund, while the group will also benefit from further funding from the Highland LEADER Programme. LEADER is part of The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areas.Growth Fund applicants are required to align their marketing with VisitScotland’s strategies and campaigns, including the global Spirit of Scotland campaign. They are also encouraged to think about how they can take advantage of Scotland’s Themed Years, with 2017 being named the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology.To find out more about the VisitScotland Growth Fund, go to www.visitscotland.org/growthfundTo find out more about LEADER, go to www.ruralnetwork.scot/funding/leaderFilming and Editing work carried by John Sutherland of www.steallmedia.comOur thanks to our friends and partners:Caledonian Sleeper www.sleeper.scotThe Moorings Hotel http://moorings-fortwilliam.co.uk/Nevis Range http://www.nevisrange.co.uk/Glencoe Youth Hostel https://www.syha.org.uk/where-to-stay/highlands/glencoe.aspxSpecial thanks to Rare Management and to Red Bull Media House for letting us use some awesome footage in this clip!The London bedroom scenes were filmed with our friends at the West Highland Hotel Mallaig! http://westhighlandhotel.co.uk/

تم نشره بواسطة ‏‎The Outdoor Capital of the UK‎‏ في 17 مايو، 2017

I love it when a family trip turns into an Adventure!

I love it when a family trip turns into an Adventure! #myoutdo…

I love it when a family trip turns into an Adventure! #myoutdoorcapital #scotspirit www.outdoorcapital.co.ukWake up and choose your next adventure in the Outdoor Capital of the UK, Lochaber in the heart of the Scottish Highlands!Start your family adventure with a trip up the Nevis Range mountain gondola, the only of its kind in Britain!The gondolas transport visitors effortlessly from 300ft up to 2150ft on the north face of Aonach Mor, the eighth highest mountain in Britain.The journey allows breathtaking views of the Scottish Highlands, including the Great Glen, Ben Nevis, and surrounding areas. On a clear day this spectacular view can extend as far as the Inner Hebrides. Frequent visitors often remark that every visit to Nevis Range can be extremely different with the changing seasonal colours.Then staying at Nevis Range take a family biking trip!Leanachan Forest , situated on the lower slopes of Aonach Mor, is fast becoming a mecca for riders of all abilities. Offering some of Britain's best terrain, ranging from gentle family trails through to international standard race routes. There are over 25 miles of forest tracks to explore on foot or bike, all with the stunning backdrop of Britain's highest mountain, Ben Nevis .The Nevis Range base station offers an ideal starting point for all of the above routes!This area arguably offers some of Britain 's best cycling, whatever the weather! It is rated as one of Britain's top 10 bike venues by MBR magazine.Finish off with a fabulous meal and stay at The Moorings Hotel! Celebrated as one of the most popular hotels in Fort William, the Moorings Hotel is a hidden gem, located just five minutes drive from Fort William town centre but a million miles away from every day hustle and bustle. Situated on the banks of the Caledonian Canal at the famous Neptune’s staircase locks. It is the perfect location for a short stroll along the canal-side or enjoying a more strenuous walk along the Great Glen Way.Intrepid adventurers can reach us by train with Caledonian Sleeper – A truly awesome way to reach the Outdoor Capital refreshed and ready for your adventure!By using #myoutdoorcapital on Facebook and Instagram you can win your very own Outdoor Capital Adventure as well as getting your amazing shots seen by our huge base of fans all over the world!We hope to give you a warm highland welcome soon!VisitScotland has match-funded the Outdoor Capital of the UK’s exciting new digital campaign through its Growth Fund, while the group will also benefit from further funding from the Highland LEADER Programme. LEADER is part of The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areas.Growth Fund applicants are required to align their marketing with VisitScotland’s strategies and campaigns, including the global Spirit of Scotland campaign. They are also encouraged to think about how they can take advantage of Scotland’s Themed Years, with 2017 being named the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology.To find out more about the VisitScotland Growth Fund, go to www.visitscotland.org/growthfundTo find out more about LEADER, go to www.ruralnetwork.scot/funding/leaderFilming and Editing work carried by John Sutherland of www.steallmedia.com The Moorings HotelOur thanks to our friends and partners:Caledonian Sleeper https://www.sleeper.scot/Nevis Range http://www.nevisrange.co.uk/The Moorings Hotel http://moorings-fortwilliam.co.uk/If you'd like to find out more about Slow Adventure in Northern Territories then you can visit http://saintproject.eu/The London bedroom scenes were filmed with our friends at the West Highland Hotel Mallaig! http://westhighlandhotel.co.uk/

تم نشره بواسطة ‏‎The Outdoor Capital of the UK‎‏ في 2 مايو، 2017

I love it when a Family Adventures comes together!

I love it when a Family Adventures comes together! #myoutdoorc…

I love it when a Family Adventure comes together! #myoutdoorcapital #scotspirit www.outdoorcapital.co.ukWake up and choose your next adventure in the Outdoor Capital of the UK, Lochaber in the heart of the Scottish Highlands!Board Souters Lass Crannog Restaurant & Cruises for a wonderful cruise down Loch Linnhe and enjoy the breath-taking scenery of Lochaber. With our fascinating and informative skipper’s commentary, you’ll experience some of Scotland’s best wildlife including porpoise, common and grey seals and maybe even a golden eagle!Then across to for Nevis Range Tree Adventures! a series of high ropes courses built on poles and in trees at the edge of Leanachan forest – an unforgettable Outdoor Capital of the UK experience for all the family, while you're there let Britain's only mountain gondola transport you to 650m on the slopes of Aonach Mor. Meander along the mountain trails to the panoramic viewpoints, then relax in the restaurant & bar with breathtaking views!Finish off with a fabulous meal and stay at The Moorings Hotel Celebrated as one of the most popular hotels in Fort William, the Moorings Hotel is a hidden gem, located just five minutes drive from Fort William town centre but a million miles away from every day hustle and bustle.Situated on the banks of the Caledonian Canal at the famous Neptune’s staircase locks. It is the perfect location for a short stroll along the canal-side or enjoying a more strenuous walk along the Great Glen Way.Intrepid adventurers can reach us by train with Caledonian Sleeper – A truly awesome way to reach the Outdoor Capital refreshed and ready for your adventure!By using #myoutdoorcapital on Facebook and Instagram you can win your very own Outdoor Capital Adventure as well as getting your amazing shots seen by our huge base of fans all over the world!We hope to give you a warm highland welcome soon!VisitScotland has match-funded the Outdoor Capital of the UK’s exciting new digital campaign through its Growth Fund, while the group will also benefit from further funding from the Highland LEADER Programme. LEADER is part of The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areas.Growth Fund applicants are required to align their marketing with VisitScotland’s strategies and campaigns, including the global Spirit of Scotland campaign. They are also encouraged to think about how they can take advantage of Scotland’s Themed Years, with 2017 being named the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology.To find out more about the VisitScotland Growth Fund, go to www.visitscotland.org/growthfundTo find out more about LEADER, go to www.ruralnetwork.scot/funding/leaderFilming and Editing work carried by John Sutherland of www.steallmedia.comOur thanks to our friends and partners:Caledonian Sleeper www.sleeper.scotNevis Range http://www.nevisrange.co.uk/Crannog www.crannog.netThe Moorings Hotel http://moorings-fortwilliam.co.uk/If you'd like to find out more about Slow Adventure in Northern Territories then you can visit http://saintproject.eu/The London bedroom scenes were filmed with our friends at the West Highland Hotel Mallaig! http://westhighlandhotel.co.uk/

تم نشره بواسطة ‏‎The Outdoor Capital of the UK‎‏ في 25 أبريل، 2017

 

I love it when a Biking and Sailing Adventure comes together!

I love it when a Biking and Sailing Adventure comes together! …

I love it when a Biking and Sailing Adventure comes together! #myoutdoorcapital #scotspirit www.outdoorcapital.co.uk From Mountain Bike Adventure at Glencoe Mountain Resort, eating with our friends at Crannog Restaurant & Cruises, Dinghy Sailing and staying with Snowgoose Mountain Centre – Adventure & Activities on the water, Outdoor Capital of the UK, Lochaber has fun for all the family and so much more!Intrepid adventurers can reach us by train with Caledonian Sleeper – A truly awesome way to reach the Outdoor Capital refreshed and ready for your adventure!Choose your next adventure in the Outdoor Capital of the UK, Lochaber in the heart of the Scottish Highlands!By using #myoutdoorcapital on Facebook and Instagram you can win your very own Outdoor Capital Adventure as well as getting your amazing shots seen by our huge base of fans all over the world!We hope to give you a warm highland welcome soon!VisitScotlandhas match-funded the Outdoor Capital of the UK’s exciting new digital campaign through its Growth Fund, while the group will also benefit from further funding from the Highland LEADER Programme.Highland LEADER Programme LEADER is part of The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areas.Growth Fund applicants are required to align their marketing with VisitScotland’s strategies and campaigns, including the global Spirit of Scotland campaign. They are also encouraged to think about how they can take advantage of Scotland’s Themed Years, with 2017 being named the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology.To find out more about the VisitScotland Growth Fund, go to www.visitscotland.org/growthfundTo find out more about LEADER, go to www.ruralnetwork.scot/funding/leaderFilming and Editing work carried by John Sutherland of www.steallmedia.comOur thanks to our friends and partners:Caledonian Sleeper https://www.sleeper.scot/Glencoe Mountain Resort http://www.glencoemountain.co.uk/Snowgoose Mountain Centre http://highland-mountain-guides.co.uk/Crannog Restaurants and Cruises http://www.crannog.net/The London bedroom scenes were filmed with our friends at the West Highland Hotel Mallaighttp://westhighlandhotel.co.uk

تم نشره بواسطة ‏‎The Outdoor Capital of the UK‎‏ في 1 يونيو، 2017

 

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Media contact:

For interviews, images and further information please contact:

Paddy Cuthbert | Littlehouse Media | E: [email protected]

 

Editors Notes:

 Useful websites & social media channels:

 

Lochaber Chamber of Commerce – http://www.lochaberchamber.co.uk/

The Outdoor Capital of the UK – http://www.outdoorcapital.co.uk/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Outdoor_Capital

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Outdoorcapitaluk

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/outdoorcapitaluk

 

VisitScotland has match-funded the Outdoor Capital of the UK’s exciting new digital campaign through its Growth Fund, while the group will also benefit from further funding from the Highland LEADER Programme.

 

LEADER is part of The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areas.
Growth Fund applicants are required to align their marketing with VisitScotland’s strategies and campaigns, including the global Spirit of Scotland campaign. They are also encouraged to think about how they can take advantage of Scotland’s Themed Years, with 2017 being named the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology.

 

To find out more about the VisitScotland Growth Fund, go to:  www.visitscotland.org/growthfund
To find out more about LEADER, go to: www.ruralnetwork.scot/funding/leader

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