Commando Monument, Spean Bridge

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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  • Beautiful monument, stunning views and quite quiet. Very accessible even by wheelchair. Area is well maintained and clean and the monument is a 30 second walk from the car park.  more »
  • Striking monument that stands in a prominent position overlooking the valley below. A fitting tribute.  more »
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