Commando Monument, Spean Bridge

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Take in the views of Ben Nevis and Aonach Mòr at Commando Monument, a historic monument unveiled in 1952 by the Queen Mother. Both a war memorial and a tourist attraction, the site offers panoramic views over the whole of Fort William and Lochaber. Stroll in the Garden of Remembrance, admire the cast bronze sculpture of three Commandos, relax on the white beaches at Morar, take the gondola up Nevis Range or climb Ben Nevis, or browse the museums and galleries. Take a tour of the Ben Nevis Whisky Distillery to discover the secrets of whisky distilling and don’t miss a trip up The Great Glen Way & Glen Nevis to see some locations from Mel Gibson’s Braveheart movie! Put Commando Monument into our Spean Bridge trip itinerary maker site to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Spean Bridge.
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  • This was a simple monument to the men and women that served in the War. Simple and worth seeing if yuor a lover of history.  more »
  • Even in the pouring rain wearing just a t shirt and shorts this monument demands the greatest respect. It's a powerful sculpture of three men in WW2 commando uniform with a brief history of the establ...  more »
  • Simple and evocative memorial to the commando's and their training with a small Garden of Remembrance nearby. There is also a "marker cairn" showing the directions of the main hill and mountain ranges...  more »

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