Scotland – West Highland Way – Self-Guided Walking Tour – 6 Day
This tour takes you on the West Highland Way from the outskirts of Glasgow through the Highlands to Tyndrum. The West Highland Way is an adventure through some of the most beautiful country in Scotland.
DAY 1 GLASGOW TO MILNGAVIE
You can arrive at Glasgow main airport or Prestwick. From Glasgow you will take the train to Milngavie where your walking tour of Scotland begins.
DAY 2 MILNGAVIE TO DRYMEN Distance: 19.5 km, Ascent: 200 m, Walking time: 5.5 hrs
This trail follows old railway lines, country tracks and lanes, offering you some remarkable scenery as your first see the Scottish Mountains. If you are lucky you may even see some Roe Deer, Kestrel or Red Kite.
DAY 3 DRYMEN TO ROWARDENNAN Distance: 22.5 km, Ascent: 345 m, Walking time: 6.5 hrs
This trail takes you through Garadhban Forest and across the side of Conic Hill, which overlooks the village of Balmaha, you also get your first glance of Loch Lomond. From Balmaha the trail takes you by the shores of Loch Lomond and into Ben Lomond National Memorial Park.
DAY 4 ROWARDENNAN TO INVERARNAN Distance: 22.5 km, Ascent: 222 m, Walking time: 6.5 hrs
Almost all of today’s walk sees you travelling along the eastern shores of the loch as it traverses through a mixture of woodlands; under the steep slopes of Ben Lomond. but you will be truly rewarded with spectacular and stunning scenery across the loch and into the high distant mountains. If luck is on your side today you may get a glimpse of the magnificent golden eagle.
DAY 5 INVERARNAN TO TYNDRUM Distance: 20.5 km, Ascent: 200 m, Walking time: 6 hrs
The last days walk takes you along by Loch Lomond, the base of Ben Glas Mountain, through Glen Folloch and onto Strath Fillan. As you walk along you will cross and re-crosses the river Folloch. As you pass the village of Crianlarich it is half-way to Fort William. Before you arrive you will pass the ruins of St. Fillan’s Priory.
DAY 6 DEPART
After a hearty Scottish breakfast you can take the train back to Glasgow
Tour Pricing & Dates
6 Day Tour – €577 pps
Single Supplement – +€125
Dates – March to October
Difficulty – Easy
Accommodation – B&B
- 5 nights bed and breakfast accommodation which is pre-booked in approved and carefully selected guesthouses with all rooms en-suite
- West Highland Way Maps and all route notes
- Details on restaurants and places of interest to visit along the way
- Luggage transfers daily while you walk with a small day pack
- All information on trains or buses needed to get to your first accommodation, during the tour and back at the end of the tour
- Full backup service, should you require it, while on our tour
Additional services available
- Packed lunches
- Evening meals