The West Highland Way

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The West Highland Way route

The West Highland Way is a popular 97 mile trail walk from the lowlands just north of Glasgow through the Trossachs and into the West Highlands of Scotland, concluding in Fort William. It typically takes between 5 and 7 days to complete. To find out more about the route please click on the relevant section of the walk in the map.

West Highland Way Accommodation

The following towns are ideal places to get some rest and enjoy a wee dram or two.

Milngavie Start of Walk
Drymen +12 miles
Balmaha +8 miles
Rowardennan +7 miles
Inversnaid +7 miles
Inverarnan +7 miles
Ardlui near Inverarnan
Crianlarich +6 miles
Strathfillan Just before Tyndrum
Tyndrum +6 miles
Bridge of Orchy +7 miles
Inveroran +2 miles
Kingshouse +10 miles
Glencoe Taxi ride from Kingshouse
Kinlochleven+9 miles
Fort William +16 miles (End)
Total distance walked: 97 miles

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