Walking the West Highland Way

Milngavie to Fort William Scottish Long Distance Route

This guidebook, which includes a convenient separate booklet of 1:25,000 OS maps, describes Scotland's West Highland National Trail, a 95-mile walk from Milngavie near Glasgow to Fort William, passing Loch Lomond and crossing Rannoch Moor. Divided into 7 sections ranging from 8 miles (14km) to 20 miles (32km), the route can be completed in 6 to 9 days. 

Passing from the lowlands to the highlands, the West Highland National Trail captures the wild beauty of western Scotland, showcasing the splendour of glens flanked by great mountains, majestic moorland and sprawling farmland. 

Step-by-step descriptions of the route south to north are accompanied by a summary description of the route 'against the flow' as well as 1:100,000 OS mapping. A convenient separate booklet of 1:25,000 OS maps provides all the mapping needed to complete the trail. The guide also features a trek planner which highlights information about accommodation, facilities and public transport along the route. 

Terry Marsh Terry Marsh is a well-known outdoor writer. As a leading light in the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild, he has written extensively on long-distance trails in the UK and also about Scotland's national parks.

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