West Highland Way - 7 Days / 6 Nights

Price from: £655
Duration: 7 days / 6 nights
Trip type: Self guided tour
Physical demands:
Deposit Price
£655£655 £50 per person
Deposit Room type
Twin

Deposit

Information

Set off on an unforgettable 96 mile journey on the West Highland Way and you will encounter stunning scenery taking in everything from lochs to wide open countryside. Your adventure will take you through Scottish moorlands and up steep mountains whilst meeting the local wildlife en-route.

The route can be very challenging so it is advised you carefully select the trip based on your experience and fitness levels as well as considering time taken to enjoy points of interest. After all, this is your adventure.

The West Highland Way walk would usually be completed from the South to the North with the trail becoming progressively more challenging as you reach the end point.

Due to the popularity of the trail and the limited accommodation, we only take a small deposit at the point of booking regardless of when you will be travelling. Once we can guarantee your booking (usually within 24 hours), we will charge your card for the remaining amount if travel is under 8 weeks, or, if over this time period, you will receive a confirmation email. Please do not book any travel plans until you receive this confirmation.

Highlights

Discover the world famous Loch Lomond
Self guided trip - you start on a date that suits you
Engage with nature at its very best
Complete your adventure at the base of Ben Nevis

What's included

Accommodation for the duration of your tour
Daily luggage transfers
Daily breakfast
GPX digital map with route to follow (to be used with any walking app)

Transport

Our bag delivery drivers meet you on Day 1 at the start of the trail in Milngavie between 0800 and 0930 to collect the bags whisk them off to your first nights accommodation.

Pricing options

RoomPrice
Twin - 2023£655 per person
Double - 2023£655 per person
Single - 2023£1,050 per person

Available dates

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Itinerary

Head off from the Glasgow suburb of Milgavie and begin this incredible journey. Today offers walkers a relatively easy start with a walking along valleys passing rolling hills and lowland plains.

Your stop for the evening is Drymen - the official route skirts the outside of this village and goes onto Balhama but this is an excellent stop to stock up on supplies and prepare for the walk ahead.

Distance: 12 miles

As you leave Drymen, you will rejoin the West Highland Way from the A811 and to Conic Hill where you will sample your first breath-taking views you can expect on the tour. Loch Lomand sits before you as you move from the lowlands to the highlands and head onwards to Balmaha.

A short stop in Balhama gives you the chance to enjoy some refreshments. As you continue your adventure, keep an eye out for Ospreys as they fish in the lochs.

Today's section continues along the shores of Loch Lomond and through ancient oak woodland. As accommodation is very limited, your stay this evening will be either in Rowardennan or nearby with return transfers provided.

Distance: 15 miles

Start the day with a Scottish breakfast before todays challenging section where you will encounter 20 miles of walking. If your accommodation is outside of Rowardennan, your transfer will drop you back off from the collection point to allow you to set on your way.

Today’s section is particularly challenging as you will encounter loch side rocks and exposed tree roots - but the experience is unreal.

Distance: 20 miles

You will see the true beauty of the Scottish highlands with breathtaking mountain views as you make your way through the glens. Venture up moderate ascents and marvel at the incredible scale along good walking paths.

Enjoy a relaxing evening at your local accommodation provider in Inveroran.

Distance: 16 miles

Be prepared for a potentially challenging day with some exposed spots as you head over the highlands. Enjoy some incredible views as you take view of some of Scotlands best-known peaks.

Stop off at Kings House Hotel for a refreshment break before tackling the final slopes and steep climbs up Devils Staircase where you will see Mamores range including Ben Nevis before the path begins its descent. The steep descent through woodland leads you along to this evenings stop at Kinlochleven.

Distance: 19 miles

The final day begins with a climb out of Kinlochleven before opening to provide views down to Loch Leven and Kinlochleven. The path takes you along the great pass between steep mountains before meeting the Nevis Forest.

As Britains highest mountain, Ben Nevis, greets you, the end is in sight. Take a small detour to view the remains of Dun Deardail, an Iron Age fort located in Glen Nevis.

Your epic adventure is nearly complete as the last section of the path begins with the descent into Fort William. Finish off with a photo opportunity with the statue of a fellow walker at Gordon Square.

Distance: 14.5 miles

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