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The West Highland Way Map

Walking the West Highland Way map

The West Highland Way is a spectacular area in Scotland. A worthwhile trip that, takes you from just North of Glasgow to the idyllic location of Fort William. The West Highland Way map is simple to follow, passing through popular tourists spots like Loch Lomond and Glencoe. When following west highland line map, the journey takes you along 95 miles and is around 7 days walking.

The West Highland Way Map

The route from Milngavie to Fort William takes you in a northerly direction. There are also optional destination choices you may wish to visit along the way.

The West Highland Way Map takes you from Milngavie to the village of Drymen. Here there are local businesses, like cafes and pubs to enjoy. Though, from here you have the option to visit Balmaha. The optional extra is worthwhile if you would like a refreshment, Balmaha is lovely place to stop. There are spectacular views of Loch Lomond! One of the most popular destinations around the area, in the summer, stopping off in Balmaha is definitely worth it.

Walking towards Balmaha

Heading towards Balmaha there are incredible views!

Explore Loch Lomond!

The West Highland Way map continues on from Balmaha, in the direction of Rowardennan, then to Inverarnan. The starting point to walk up Ben Lomond is located in Rowardennan if you are feeling like adding something else into your trip. Also, the next stop of Inverarnan includes a lot of historical sites! The west highland line map and route includes a lot of locations perfect to spend your time in.

Past this area, the West Highland Way map continues towards Crainlarich. Another optional stop of the West Highland Way route, the small village links central and north-west Scotland. However, the original route continues from Inverarnan to Tyndrum, passing Crainlarich.

Crainlarich and Tyndrum sign

If you want you can include Crainlarich in the route!

Spend time in Glencoe

Reaching the Glencoe area, there is the option to explore Bridge of Orchy and Inveroran. The dramatic landscape surrounding the area brings travellers all year around. Also, many canoeists and white water rafters use the River Orchy. And there is the option to climb up Beinn Dorain and Beinn an Dothaidh, with such easy access, this is popular with many of the walkers on the route. A great spot on the West Highland Way map and route, there every reason to spend some time here!

One of the most well-known parts of the West Highland Way there is plenty to discover! There are spectacular landscapes, an abundance of wildlife and lots of things to do. The West Highland Way map will bring you here from Kingshouse. An ideal place to take a break from the walking, Glencoe has plenty of photo opportunities and a visitor centre to learn more about the area!

Near Glencoe

Finish off your trip by climbing the highest mountain in the UK!

End your trip the right way!

Following your west highland line map, you will end up in Fort William. The second largest and most westerly town in the highlands of Scotland, Fort William is incredibly near Ben Nevis. Why not finish off your West Highland Way with a climb up the highest mountain in the UK?

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