Glen Nevis Visitor Centre
The Glen Nevis Visitor Centre is situated 1.5 miles along the Glen Nevis road from the Nevis bridge mini-roundabout.
Glen Nevis Visitor centre opened in 1993 as an information point to aid walkers and climbers who intend climb "the Ben" or walk in the Glen.
The centre is open throughout the year from 8.30 - 6.00 in the Summer months, 9.00 - 5.00 in Spring and Autumn, and reduced hours in the Winter 9.00 - 3.00. At the centre you can buy any mountain essentials you might have forgotten, or thought you might not have needed, from climbing jackets and boots to a bar of chocolate. This weather report is at hand 24 hours a day on our outside monitor and a more detailed 3 day forcast is shown inside the centre.
The staff at the centre are extremely experienced and keen walkers who can give a wide range of advice to all abilities. It is their detailed local knowledge and advice that helps walkers ascend Ben Nevis safely and responsibly. A recent visitor, (July 2012) left this review on Tripadvisor - "The staff at The Visitor Centre are fantastic and go one step more to make visitors safe and informed. Loved it." More comments can be seen on www.Tripadvisor.co.uk , Walks Around Ben Nevis.
This makes the centre an essential stop off point before you don your boots and head for the hills.