Glenfinnan Viaduct

West Highland Line: Rail & Hike

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' as you travel through Scotland's western Highlands.

This rail and hike adventure will take you passed 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. A fitting finale to your trip is a train ride on the 'Jacobite' steam train, also known as the 'Hogwarts Express'. Mallaig is the gateway to the Isle of Skye and a temptation for further adventures.
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14.7 km
4:12 h
330 m
187 m

From the Ardleish passenger ferry drop-off on the east side of Loch Lomond follow Scotland's most famous long-distance trail north to reach the ...

from Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure Ltd
21.6 km
5:51 h
343 m
349 m

Follow the West Highland Way through lush forests, then emerge onto open ground at the feet of mountains and continue to the remotely situated ...

from Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure Ltd
23.3 km
5:49 h
49 m
110 m

From Spean Bridge pass by the Commando Memorial onto Gairlochy where you will follow the Caledonian Canal via Neptune’s Staircase along the Great ...

from Fraser MacRae,   Macs Adventure Ltd
3.9 km
1:23 h
105 m
105 m

A short walk from Glen Nevis to the spectacular Steall Falls.  

from Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure Ltd