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Official website of Scotland's premier long distance route

THE WEST HIGHLAND WAY

Scotland's Great Trails-Slighe na Gàidhealtachd an Iar

The 154Km (96miles) Route starts at Milngavie passes through Mugdock Country Park, follows the shores of Loch Lomond, passing Ben Lomond, through Glen Falloch and Strathfillan, crossing Rannoch Moor, past Buachaille Etive Mor to the head of Glencoe, climbing the Devil’s Staircase, descending to  the Loch Leven before entering Lairigmor and Glen Nevis and finishes at Gordon Square in Fort William.

The terrain ranges from lowland moors, dense woodland and rolling hills, to high mountainous regions in the Scottish Highlands. These environments provide habitats for a diverse range of wildlife species, both flora and fauna . 

East Loch Lomond Camping Byelaws.

Wild camping is restricted between Balmaha and Rowardennan from the 1st April to the 31st of October. Full information can be found at -camping restrictions

Starting the Journey

Call into the Official West Highland Way Office for last minute route and weather updates. The office is behind the children's play area in sight of the Obelisk.

Official  West Highland Way Merchandise

Official gifts and  souvenirs-support the West Highland Way from Milngavie to Fort William- Online Shop

West Highland Way Official Souvenir Passport  Stamping Stations

Weather Forecast

http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/forecast/?tab=map

 

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