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West highland walks

Hamish MacInnes

West highland walks

by Hamish MacInnes

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Published by Hodder and Stoughton in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Highlands (Scotland),
  • Scotland,
  • Highlands
    • Subjects:
    • Hiking -- Scotland -- Highlands -- Guidebooks.,
    • Highlands (Scotland) -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes indexes.

      StatementHamish MacInnes.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV199.44.G72 H55
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv. :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4490622M
      ISBN 100340239158
      LC Control Number79320301
      OCLC/WorldCa5846793

      The West Highland Way is a classic long-distance walk, covering kilometres (96 miles) from Milngavie on the outskirts of Glasgow, to Fort William in the Highlands. The West Highland Way route travels along the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond, across the atmospheric Rannoch Moor, past dramatic Glencoe and onwards to finish at the foot of Ben /5(). In recent years, it has become increasingly difficult to book a single room along the West Highland Way. Many B&B’s along the trail do not have single rooms and are simply unwilling to take solo walkers in their double/twin rooms, unless they are part of a larger group (e.g. of three people)/10().

      Discover Scotland, one step at a time with Walkhighlands. The ultimate website for walking and hiking in Scotland, with thousands of free detailed descriptions of walks, places to . West Highland Walks: Two: Skye to Cape Wrath by MacInnes, Hamish and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - West Highland Walks: 2 V 2 by Macinnes - AbeBooks.

      All the most-asked questions on the West Highland Way. The West Highland Way is acclaimed as the most walked long-distance trail in Scotland. It attracts ab people every year, of whom more t walk the entire route. Pick the full route or a favourite section of the West Highland Way to walk at your own pace, map, guidebook, accommodation and daily luggage transfer included. Indulge in stunning Highland scenery with Contours' 20+ years of experience at your back.


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Opened inthe West Highland Way was Scotland’s first Long Distance Route and remains the most popular, with more twalkers tackling it each year. It runs from Milngavie, on the outskirts West highland walks book Glasgow, to Fort William/5(13).

The West Highland Way passes through some of the most spectacular scenery in all of Britain. From the outskirts of Glasgow it winds for 96 miles (km) along the wooded banks of Loch Lomond, across the wilderness of Rannoch Moor, over the mountains above Glencoe to a dramatic finish passing Ben Nevis – Britain's highest mountain – into the centre of Fort William/5(20).

This is an excellent guide book. We just finished walking The West Highland Way and this book was with us the whole way. The maps are twice as detailed as OS maps, and come with downloadable GPS waypoints.

The section descriptions were most helpful. Although we didn’t need them, the list of accommodations looked s: The perfect adventure for distance walkers keen to discover the wild beauty of western Scotland, this guidebook, which includes a convenient separate booklet ofOS maps, contains all the information needed to complete the West Highland Way, a 5/5(1).

Fully revised 5th edition of the first of Trailblazer’s title series of British Walking Guides. The West Highland Way is the most popular long-distance path in the country, passing through some of the most spectacular scenery in all of Britain.

From the outskirts of Glasgow it winds for 95 miles along the wooded banks of Loch Lomond Cited by: 2. A guidebook to Scotland's West Highland Way, a mile walk from Milngavie near Glasgow to Fort William, passing Loch Lomond, crossing Rannoch Moor and finishing in the shadow of Britain's highest mountain.

The walk, which takes roughly one week to complete, is described in seven stages, with each stage ranging from 8 to 20 miles. West Highland Way Established in as Scotland’s first officially designated long-distance walking path, at 96 miles long it carries overpeople per year.

#MyWestHighlandWay. The West Highland Way is one of the World’s best walks, it’s a classic long-distance trek, covering over 95 miles (km) from Milngavie on the outskirts of Glasgow to Fort William in the Highlands/5().

Welcome to the Official West Highland Way website. Find all the information you need to immerse yourself into the wild landscapes of Scotland and the country’s best loved long distance walking route.

The West Highland Way stretches 96 miles ( Km) from Milngavie to Fort William. The West Highland Way guidebook by Charlie Loram is an invaluable source along the trail, as is the West Highland Way map by Harvey. The map is great to get an overview of each day’s distance and terrain – we frequently checked it to get an idea.

Buy The West Highland Way: The Official Guide 11th Edition by Bob Aitken, Roger Smith (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(14). The West Highland Way stretches 96 miles ( Km) from Milngavie to Fort William, taking in a huge variety of scenery along the way, from countryside parks.

The West Highland Way may challenge your endurance levels, but it’s not a technically demanding trail, so walking poles and hiking equipment isn’t necessary. If you would prefer to hone in your walking legs, then do so gradually, starting with a mile and building up your walks to.

In the months leading up to your West Highland Way adventure, you should train with shorter walks which mimic distance, elevation and terrain to what you will experience on a typical day on the trail. When out on your training walks, it’s essential. Are you looking to walk the West Highland Way.

The West Highland Way Trail is Scotland’s premier walking route linking the Central Lowlands with the Highlands on a spectacular journey through farmland, beside lochs, across moors, through glens and over mountains.

The Way begins about 12 miles from Glasgow Airport, at Milngavie, on the outskirts of Scotland’s largest city.5/5(5). The West Highland Way Kate Davies and Tom Barr live by Scotland’s best-loved long-distance walking route: the West Highland Way.

In this collaborative creative project they celebrate their home, their workplace, and the landscape which inspires them every day. Great British Walks always book recommended local accommodation as close as possible to the West Highland Way. We hope to give you a flavour of different types of accommodations and you may stay in a Bed & Breakfast, a Guesthouse, maybe a Farmhouse, and sometimes a local Inn or a small Hotel.

The West Highland Way. The West Highland Way was Scotland's first long distance route and remains by far the most popular. Stretching for km from Milngavie on the edge of Glasgow to Fort William at the foot of Ben Nevis, the route offers a fabulous introduction to the Scottish Highlands.

The first trip Macs Adventure ever ran was a guided trip along the West Highland Way back in It was the foundation for our whole company and ever since we have been running self guided walking holidays to showcase the beauty of Scotland's finest long-distance walk.

The book begins with an introduction to the route, it’s history and what to expect of the route if you decide to take on the challenge. The author then moves on to a very comprehensive section covering the planning of your trip.

Planning is key to walking the West Highland Way and the advice given in the guide is good place to start. The route/5. "When walking the West Highland Way, this book was my bible." - Steven Smith, The West Highland Way celebrates its 40th birthday in It was the first, and remains most famous, of Scotland’s Great Trails, running for 96 miles ( km) through superb scenery.Get the full experience and book a tour.

Recommended. Our most popular tours and activities. Nearby Experiences. Other experiences in Scottish Highlands. West Highland Way Walk with Return Cruise on Loch Lomond from Tarbet. 5 reviews. $ per adult. More info. Quick View. Inversnaid Explorer departing from Tarbet.

4 reviews. $ per adult/5(). West Highland Way Maps, Day Five, Walking in Scotland. The West Highland Way continues around Loch Tulla, to the next stop at Kinghouse. It should be noted here, this next part of the route is completely exposed, there is nowhere to rest or stop at in bad weather, e.g.

heavy fog or snow. However there is a good track all the way to Kingshouse.