A festival showcasing the wild places and wildlife of Lochaber starts on Friday 1 June. Based around Fort William the Wild Lochaber Festival includes a varied programme of walks, boat trips, wildlife safaris, kayak adventures and rock safaris. There will also be a schools photography contest and a fair to be held on 2nd and 3rd June at the West Highland College in Fort William.
Some of the events, including a Hairy Cow and Wee Beastie Hunt on Cow Hill above Fort William, are free, while others such as a wildlife cruise around the Small Isles, or a landrover safari on the Isle of Rum require ferry tickets or pre-booking. For further details of all the events and how to book see the Festival website.