West Highland Way | Top Trails Britain

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Scotland is really the place to be for hikers. The West Highland Way is one of the most famous trails in Great Britain. The snowy crags of Ben Lomond, the great glassy expanse of Loch Lomond, and the rugged peaks of Glencoe are among the sights you’ll encounter as walk along this route.

Lowland moors & rolling hills

On the go you’ll meet all kinds of wildlife. The terrain ranges from lowland moors, dense woodland and rolling hills, to high mountainous regions in the Scottish Highlands. Beware of the midges! They really can be a pain in the ***.

Length & location of West Highland Way

The West Highland Way is 96 miles (154 km) long. The route starts at Milngavie and finishes at Gordon Square in Fort William.

More information about West Highland Way

Great site about the West Highland Way: www.west-highland-way.co.uk

Tags: backpacking, Britain, long distance walking, top trails