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Best of the West Highland Way

  • Experience Scotland’s rich culture while walking the highlights of it’s most famous long distance trail
  • Immerse yourself in nature—wander the “bonnie banks” of Loch Lomond
  • Enjoy stays in the best accommodations along the trail
  • Sample a dram on a tour of Glengoyne’s pretty countryside distillery
  • Begin in the eclectic city of Glasgow and finish at the base of Scotland’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis!
Our most popular hiking route and by far Scotland’s most famous. Journey 96 miles from Milngavie in Glasgow to Fort William in the Scottish Highlands following a trail in the shadow of Ben Nevis (the UK’s highest mountain) and immersing yourself in the spectacular landscape of the Highlands. Tranquil lochs and lush glens, towering mountains, rushing rivers, and hiking the “bonnie banks” of Loch Lomond, the trail showcases Scotland’s finest scenery. En route, feast on iconic Scottish dishes like home-cooked haggis and clootie dumplings – not forgetting to finish with a sip of golden whiskey. A true Scottish experience!

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive Glasgow and overnight Day 2 Glengoyne Distillery tour and walk from Balmaha to Rowardennan 7.5 miles / 12 km Day 3 Walk to Inverarnan and transfer to Bridge of Orchy 14 miles / 23 km Day 4 Walk to Kingshouse 12 miles / 19.5 km Day 5 Walk to Kinlochleven and transfer to Glencoe 9 miles / 14.5 km Day 6 Transfer to Kinlochleven and walk to Fort William 15 miles / 24.5 km Day 7 Onward Travel
THIS TRIP'S CARBON SCORE

This trip has a carbon score of 7kg per person per day, meaning it’s one of our greenest trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 7kg is equivalent to 1 single running shoe (not even a pair!).

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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