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West Highland Way – 6 Day
Scotland, West Highland Way | Self-Guided Walking Tours | 6 Days | £499
The West Highland Way is one of the Worlds famous way marked trails. Its stretches 154km from the outskirts of Glasgow in the South to the foothills of the UK’s highest mountain – Ben Nevis – in the North.
The Way takes you along the shores of Loch Lomond and into the very heart of the Scottish Highlands.
Tour Pricing & Dates
6 Day Tour – £499 per person sharing
Single Supplement – +£150
Tour Dates – Available March to October
Tour Grade – Easy
Accommodation – Guesthouse (en suite)
Day 1 Glasgow to Milngavie
From central Glasgow you will catch a train to Milngavie from where your tour begins.
Day 2 Overnight Drymen
A perfect introduction to the West Highland Way, your trail follows a series of old railway lines, country tracks and lanes offering you your first glimpse of the mountains. Birds of prey like the Kestrel and red kite patrol the area and some roe deer are usually visible. An abundance of seasonal flowers are usually on view. Distance 19.5km assent 200m Approx time 5.5hrs
Day 3 Overnight Rowardennan
The first part of your day takes you through Garadhban forest and across Conic Hill overlooking the village of Balmaha with Loch Lomond also coming into view. After passing Balmaha you will travel along the shores of Loch Lomond and through Ben Lomond National Park. Distance 22km assent 345m Approx time 6.5hrs
Day 4 Overnight Inverarnan
Today you will mostly travel along the shores of the Loch under the shadows of Ben Lomond while meandering through a mixture of woodlands. Keep an eye out for the Golden Eagle known to frequent these parts of Scotland. Distance 22km assent 222m Approx time 6.5hrs
Day 5 Overnight Tyndrum
Your last days walking takes you north-west along the base of Ben Glas mountain, through Glen Folloch and onto Strath Fillan. The River Folloch will transverse a large part of your day on your way to the end of the way in Tyndrum Distance 21km assent 200m Approx time 6hrs
Day 6 Depart
After breakfast your tour comes to an end and it will be time to make your onward journey.
✓ 5 nights B&B and full breakfast All accommodation is pre-booked in approved and carefully selected guesthouses with all rooms en-suite
✓ Luggage transfers while you walk with a small day pack
✓ Maps and All Route Notes
✓ Details of restaurants and places of interest along the way
✓ 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 back up service should you require it while on our tour