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Well-marked walking path stretching from Glasgow to Fort William.
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Having walked this 5 times (both directions and various times of year) I decided to bike it in 2 days. My son and I also agreed to do the Lochsde. This is a tough challenge. A lot of the route is bikeable though physically hard...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an amazing, fun, and scenic way to see the Highlands of Scotland. This is a well marked path that leads you through numerous villages, so a pint at the end of each day is easy to find. A walk along the Way also...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank CAGWanderlust
Reviewed October 26, 2018

Absolutely superb service from the very first email contact. Nothing was too much trouble for Julie. Luggage transport throughout West Highland Way was seamless and as for the quality of the accommodation???? We have honestly stayed in some 5 star hotels that could not hold...More

Date of experience: April 2018
5  Thank pdcltd
Reviewed October 25, 2018

Decent days with good weather were offset by rainstorms and very poor trail maintenance. Although my waterproof boots proved mostly up to the task, the vibram soles had serious grip problems on the loose and wet trail surfaces. Hiking poles saved me from more than...More

Date of experience: October 2018
4  Thank Later_Arrival
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

With a rose tinted memory of Scotland from my childhood I set off to Scotland on my own for a well deserved break and rejuvenating hike through the highlands. Upon arrival I found myself shocked about the lack of information or guidance available at information...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank James M
Reviewed October 23, 2018

My boyfriend and I set out to do the WHW as our first trip together. I don't think either of us understood the magnitude of the hike despite having read some about the hike but we both felt that it needed to be done. We...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Adventurewalkwarrios
Reviewed October 12, 2018

We took seven days to do the West Highland Way, taking the easy route of staying in inns and having our luggage transferred. Somehow we thought going in that a 96 mile hike wouldn't be that hard - we're in great shape. But we had...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

Although our vacation schedule did not allow us the opportunity to hike the entire West Highland Way, we did hike the last three sections, from Bridge of Orchy to Fort William. And while the weather might not have been to everyone's taste (rainy, windy and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

Just done the Drymen to Inverarnan stretch of the West Highland Way over three days. Thoroughly enjoyed it, though the Inversnaid - Inverarnan stretch was exacting especially with the weather we encountered! Glad there were no midgies. The accommodation was fine and all would provide...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank Colin M
Reviewed September 22, 2018

Walked the WHW in early September 2018 me 73 my pal 70, was harder than i thought particular around the Loch Lomond it was brutal never endiing scrombling over rocks and trees. Lots of ups and downs but we got stronger the further we traveled....More

Date of experience: September 2018
4  Thank GTF87
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JanetLiam
December 10, 2018|
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Response from tonydcanuck | Reviewed this property |
You would have to skip parts of it if you can only do 5 days and 10km per day. Check with Macs Tours for assistance in coming up with a plan, they were great to work with.
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867donaldk
October 22, 2018|
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Response from tonydcanuck | Reviewed this property |
You better be fit and used to doing a lot of long hikes to do it in 5 days. Personally if your looking to do it for exercise - great. But if you want to be able to enjoy it, stop at some pubs and things on the way, 5 days... More
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Traveler573802
October 10, 2018|
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Response from johnm1615 | Reviewed this property |
definitely have a rest day or you will die-the last time i ascended ben nevis it was 4 hours up and three hours down
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