Gairlochy

Great Glen Way In Comfort

Our Great Glen Way In Comfort trip delivers a unique and truly memorable visit to Scotland for walkers wishing to experience the Great Glen Way with a touch of style. Stay in hand-selected hotels with first class service, traditional Scottish hospitality and culinary excellence.

Starting in Fort William, at the base of Ben Nevis, follow the Caledonian Canal, via Neptune’s Staircase, and past Loch Lochy and Loch Oich to reach Scotland’s most northerly city of Inverness. En route you’ll trace the shores of iconic Loch Ness, pass the 13th century ruins or Urquhart Castle, and stay in charming Highland villages.

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16,9 km
4:10 h.
35 m
9 m

Starting in Fort William at the base of Ben Nevis, Britain’s highest mountain, you follow the Caledonian Canal via Neptune’s Staircase to Gairlochy.

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6,4 km
1:59 h.
95 m
51 m

Pass by the Commando Memorial and continue down to Spean Bridge.

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19 km
5:20 h.
177 m
173 m

A relaxed section of the route hugging Loch Lochy from Gairlochy to Laggan Locks. 

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17,3 km
4:27 h.
31 m
43 m

Follow the Caledonian Canal from South Laggan to Fort Augustus via Loch Oich and Kytra Lock.

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13 km
5:00 h.
450 m
420 m

The high route from Fort Augustus to Invermoriston climbs above the trees, with some challenging gradients, after which you will be rewarded with ...

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12,3 km
3:32 h.
187 m
142 m

Follow the low route on this section of the Great Glen Way close to the shores of Loch Ness to reach the charming village of Invermoriston. 

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22 km
7:30 h.
579 m
597 m

For the most spectacular views over Loch Ness follow the high route of the Great Glen Way to reach Drumnadrochit village.  

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23,9 km
7:30 h.
559 m
573 m

Leaving the village of Invermoriston on the banks of Loch Ness you’re presented with a choice of hikes—a high and low variation.

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10,8 km
46:53 h.
116 m
362 m

From Loch Laide descend along forestry paths to the shores of Loch Ness and follow the road into Drumnadrochit.  

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19,9 km
5:03 h.
79 m
336 m

The final stretch of the Great Glen Way culminating at Inverness Castle.  

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