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Walking the West Highland Way long distance path

The West Highland Way is 95 miles (152 km) long, and is classed as Scotland’s premiere long distance path.  The route starts at Fort William at the foot of Ben Nevis the route finishes at Milngavie on the outskirts of Glasgow. 

The West Highland Way XT40 walking mapThe West Highland Way passes through some dramatic scenery from Ben Nevis (the highest mountain in the UK), the entrance to the Glencoe valley, to the shores of Loch Lomond. The trail follows an amazing route of mountainous scenery and includes some challenging terrain.

What maps are available for the West Highland Way?

There is a single map available covering the whole of the West Highland Way called The West Highland Way XT40 walking map that is produced by Harvey Maps.  Buy maps for the West Highland Way from our shop.

West Highland Way walking guidebookWhat guidebooks are available for the West Highland Way?

There are several guidebooks available for the West Highland Way, including a guidebook published by Aurum Press, simply called The West Highland Way.  Buy guidebooks for the West Highland Way National Trail from our shop.

Map of the West Highland Way National Trail long distance path

Map of the West Highland Way National Trail long distance path
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West Highland Way walking guidebook

Buy guidebooks for the West Highland Way National Trail from our shop.