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West Highland Way, Scottish Highlands

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Witness some of Scotland's most breathtaking scenery along West Highland Way, a long-distance footpath. Stretching 154.5 km (96 mi) from Milngavie up north to Fort William, the footpath traverses mysterious forests, barren moors, picturesque glens, and much more using several ancient roads. The way is broken up into several sections, so you can brave the whole length or just walk a portion. Be sure to bring a map and dress appropriately for Scotland's unpredictable weather. You'll find a range of accommodations and dining options in the friendly towns along the path. Use our Kinlochleven trip itinerary planner to arrange your visit to West Highland Way and other attractions in Kinlochleven.
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  • We took 8 days to do the West Highland Way. We chose to go early in May to avoid the midges, but we hadn't realised that would mean the bluebells would be out. We saw literally millions of bluebells, ...  more »
  • i did this trail in may 2017. the path was of great beauty and wonderfull, up untill bridge of orchy. the rest of the path is very bad, and not so beautiful..you can just take the train to enjoy the r...  more »
  • We do a 6 day walk every year and absolutely loved The West Highland Way which we did over 6 days. Day 1 from Glasgow to Drymen was 12 miles and was relatively easy on the legs. The paths are very eas...  more »

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