Fort William & Spean Bridge Remembrance Parades

Friday, November 6, 2020 - 11:30 to Sunday, November 8, 2020 - 17:00
Spean Bridge, Fort William, Scotland

COVID 19 - Cancellations (Click Read More below for full details) (Oct. 2020).
  • There will be NO morning parade in Fort William on Sunday 8th November.  The occasion will be marked by a single wreath bearer from each unit accompanied by Standard Bearers.  
  • There will be NO afternoon Commando parade at the Spean Bridge Memorial.  A wreath layer will be present as per the RBL morning event. 
  • The Friday Lochaber High School concert is cancelled.   
  • The site seeing trip on Saturday morning is cancelled.
  • The AGM will NOT take place on Saturday afternoon.   

Latest update from the Highland Council (20 October 2020)
Please read the document on the link below for the most recent update

Commando Museum closed at the Spean Bridge Hotel
The Museum at this hotel is currently closed and the items have been removed for safe keeping.
Any enquiries please contact the Commando Association (updated 3/9/2020).


Each year over Remembrance weekend Commando Veterans, serving Commandos, their families, friends and supporters, gather together at the Commando Memorial at Spean Bridge, to remember the Fallen and those who have passed with the passage of time.

Commandos, military personnel, and special units from all forces are represented and many former comrades are re-united for the first time at this emotional service. Any enquiries please contact the Commando Association


Memorial History

To learn more about the history of the Commando Memorial follow this link to our Commando Memorial History.  

Ashes and Plaques

There are agreed guidelines for the scattering of ashes and laying of plaques at the memorial. [view guidelines]


Rooms at the Alexandra Hotel and Ben Nevis Hotel can be booked direct by calling 01397 702241 or email - [email protected] 

Rooms at the Spean Bridge Hotel can be booked on 01397 712250.

The discounted rate is for paid up CA members only. You should bring your membership card with you for verification where needed by hotel staff.

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