Steall Waterfall, Fort William

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Put on your best walking shoes and explore the area surrounding Steall Waterfall, Scotland’s second-highest waterfall. The falls, featuring a single drop of 120 m (390 ft), can best be seen from the path running through the Nevis Gorge. The path is clear and well marked, with just a few rougher sections easily crossed in good footwear. As you walk through this wilderness area noted for its diverse plant and animal life, take a little time to enjoy the blossoming flowers and the cascading streams of clear water. Upon reaching the famous waterfall, test your balance by crossing the river on the steel rope bridge. Bring lots of bug repellant, waterproof clothes, and don’t forget to charge your camera. Plan to visit Steall Waterfall and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Fort William attractions using our Fort William travel app .
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  • Well worth the walk to see the stunning waterfalls. Were hiking boots , but definitely take your camera  more »
  • We have been visiting this part of Scotland on a regular basis for over 20 years and the waterfall has changed considerably over this time. Every year there seems to be less and less water coming down...  more »
  • Visited here on the day after we done Ben Nevis. What a stunning hidden gem. I highly recommend. It’s well worth the short walk.  more »
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