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West Highland Way - 8 Days & 7 Nights (WSSWHW2)

The 8 day itinerary is our most popular and recommended for most parties. 

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Hiking route · United Kingdom
Milngavie to Drymen
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 19.4 km
Duration 5:30 h
Ascent 130 m
Descent 120 m

A gentle walk through the Scottish countryside from Milngavie, on the outskirts of Glasgow, to reach the charming Stirlingshire village of Drymen.  

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Hiking route · United Kingdom
Drymen to Rowardennan
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 23.4 km
Duration 7:00 h
Ascent 460 m
Descent 489 m

Walk through pine forest, and enjoy the views from the summit of Conic Hill before following the West Highland Way along the shores of Loch Lomond ...

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Hiking route · United Kingdom
Rowardennan to Inverarnan
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 22.7 km
Duration 7:00 h
Ascent 216 m
Descent 229 m

On this section of the West Highland Way, the path rises high above Loch Lomond giving excellent views of the Arrochar Alps. Shortly after leaving ...

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Hiking route · United Kingdom
Inverarnan to Tyndrum
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 18.6 km
Duration 6:00 h
Ascent 384 m
Descent 178 m

Enjoy spectacular views south over Loch Lomond, and north towards the mountains of the Highlands, as you make your way to Crianlarich.  The West ...

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Hiking route · United Kingdom
Tyndrum to Kingshouse
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 30.5 km
Duration 9:00 h
Ascent 548 m
Descent 529 m

Continue along the West Highland Way to Bridge of Orchy on good paths and gaze upon the conical peak of Beinn Dorain.  After passing the isolated ...

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recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 29.1 km
Duration 9:00 h
Ascent 592 m
Descent 463 m

Make your way towards Bridge of Orchy on good paths and gaze upon the conical mountain Beinn Dorain.  After passing the isolated Inveroran hotel, ...

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Hiking route · Highland Council
Kingshouse to Kinlochleven
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 14.4 km
Duration 5:00 h
Ascent 339 m
Descent 581 m

Climb the Devil's Staircase and catch a glimpse of Ben Nevis (Scotland's highest mountain) on this section of the West Highland Way between Glencoe ...

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Hiking route · Highland Council
Kinlochleven to Fort William
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 24.2 km
Duration 7:00 h
Ascent 504 m
Descent 509 m

The final section on the West Highland Way: follow a track through the beautiful forests of Glen Nevis to gain excellent views of Ben Nevis before ...

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