Fancy an amazing challenge in Scotland have you ever considered the West Highland Way?
The West Highland Way is along distance walk taking in some of Scotland’s finest Scenery, the route starts from Milngavie on the outskirts of Scotland’s biggest city Glasgow it wins its through the Lowland and Highlands before finishing in Fort William which is at the foot of Britain’s Highest Mountain which stands at 1,344 metres high or 4,409ft the route is 95 miles long. the route follows Drove Roads, military Roads, abandoned railways.
The walk starts in the Lowlands passing through rolling countryside with distant views to the Mountains, the path arrives at Loch Lomond with Ben Lomond towering high above the Loch, Ben Lomond is the most Southernly Munro at a height of 974 metres, the loch is the largest fresh water loch in Scotland, the path runs along the Loch shore from there the trail ventures into more mountainous scenery crossing Rannoch Moor with fine views all around passing the head of Glencoe where the famous massacre took place before climbing The Devils Staircase the highest point on the route before dropping down into Kinlochleven. then we progress up Lairigmoor pass before dropping down into Fort William adventure capital of the Highlands, The adventure does not have to end you could spend an extra day and climb Ben Nevis which is a fine Mountain Walk what could be better then that?
Northern Guiding runs fully guided holidays along the West Highland Way with the option to climb Ben Nevis check out our webpage