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West Highland Line: Rail & Hike

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8 Days & 7 Nights
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West Highland Line: Rail & Hike

  • Walk the iconic West Highland Way up into the Scottish Highlands
  • Cross the Glenfinnan Viaduct, pass pristine beaches and dramatic mountain panoramas
  • Sail across to the ‘bonnie banks’ of Loch Lomond
  • Follow the tracks across remote Rannoch Moor, home to regal stags
  • Explore the paths and trails at Glen Nevis with an option to climb Ben Nevis
Explore the Scottish Highlands by train and on foot. Combine a walk along the UK's most famous national trail, the West Highland Way, with one of the 'World's Best Train Journeys' on a journey through Scotland's western Highlands. This rail and hike adventure will take you past mountains, forests, lochs and glens, including a boat trip on Loch Lomond, before reaching Fort William at the foot of Britain's tallest mountain, Ben Nevis. The final leg of your trip will take you over the iconic Glenfinnan Viaduct and to Mallaig, the gateway to the Isle of Skye.

Itinerary

Day 1 West Highland Line from Glasgow to Ardlui Day 2 West Highland Way to Crianlarich 9.5 miles / 15 km Day 3 Walk the West Highland Way to Bridge of Orchy 13.5 miles / 22 km Day 4 West Highland Line to Spean Bridge 5 miles / 8 km Day 5 Walk the East Highland Way to Fort William 12 miles / 19 km Day 6 Ben Nevis climb or walks in Glen Nevis 10 miles / 16 km Day 7 Ride the West Highland Line from Fort William to Mallaig Day 8 Onward Travel
THIS TRIP'S CARBON SCORE

This trip has a carbon score of 5kg per person per night, meaning it’s one of our best trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 5kg is equivalent to 1 Neapolitan margherita pizza. Here at Macs, we pride ourselves on being a responsible travel company and continue to adopt, develop and innovate ways to positively impact the environment. Find out more information about how we've carbon counted our trips.

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Why Macs

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We use independent suppliers to support communities along our routes, as well as work with organizations to help maintain & restore paths.
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