Scotland's Highlands & Islands - Walking the West Highland Way (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Walking the West Highland Way chapter from Lonely Planet’s Scotland’s Highlands & Islands guidebook.

From the outskirts of Glasgow, the West Highland Way leads through lowland countryside to the shores of Loch Lomond, on the threshold of the Highlands. From there it carries you north, through glens, beside streams and past wild moorland where magnificent mountains are never out of sight.

  • soaking up the gorgeous scenery along the bonnie banks of lovely Loch Lomond
  • maps
  • enjoying a well-earned pint of ale in the atmospheric Drover’s Inn at Inverarnan
  • transport
  • reveling in the wild open spaces of bleak but beautiful Rannoch Moor
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Planning, The Walk, Day One: Milngavie to Drymen, Day Two: Drymen to Rowardennan, Day Three: Rowardennan to Inverarnan, Day Four: Inver-arnan to Tyndrum, Day Five: Tyndrum to Kings House Hotel, Day Six: Kings House Hotel to Kinlochleven, and Day Seven: Kinlochleven to Fort William.

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