The Commando Memorial in the Scottish Highlands

View a part of war history down at the war memorial in Lochaber. The commando memorial is one of Scotland’s best-known monuments, both as a war memorial and as a tourist attraction, next to this memorial you will be able to see spectacular views of Ben Nevis and Aonach Mòr.

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Standing at 17 feet tall, the memorial is dedicated to the men of the original British Commando Forces raised during World War II.

Situated around a mile from Spean Bridge village, it overlooks the training areas of the Commando Training Depot established in 1942 at Achnacarry Castle.

  • Located a mile away from Spean Bridge
  • Took 2 years to build and was finished in 1951
  • The memorial is dedicated to British Commandos

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