Official website of Scotland's premier long distance route

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.

West Highland Way Official Souvenir Passport  Stamping Stations

Camping Restrictions on East Loch Lomond

It is an offence to camp in the East Loch Lomond Restricted Zone from 1 March to 31 October every year. Download this pdf and scroll through to the detailed maps- http://www.lochlomond-trossachs.org/rr-content/uploads/2016/07/East-Loch-Lomond-Camping-Byelaws.pdf

Wild Camping in Scotland

Follow the Scottish Outdoor Access Code -  http://www.outdooraccess-scotland.com/Practical-guide/public/camping

Asked for money !
Walkers should be aware that there is NO CHARGE to walk the West Highland Way. If you are asked for money /donations towards the maintenance of the route then ignore the request.

Official donations can be made online using the donation button top right on the home page.

WHW Welcome Centre located at the Iron Chef Shop in Milngavie .

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