Spean Bridge lies in the Great Glen in Scotland, which is between Fort William and Inverness. The village has a car park, tourist centre and a large hotel. It also has a railway station on the line to Fort William. Nearby, located in a stunning position overlooking Ben Nevis is the Commando Memorial dedicated to the commando's who trained on the area during the second world war. There is also a commando exhibition held in the hotel in the summer months.