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West Highland Way

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Address: Scotland
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Activities: Hiking, Viewing wildlife, Walking
Description: Well-marked walking path stretching from Glasgow to Fort William.

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Easy way to hike in the highland

Well marked hiking trail with a nice variation in path type and landscape. Lots of inn's along the trail but availabiliy of accomodation can be tricky in the season.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Aarhus, Denmark
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Aarhus, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Well marked hiking trail with a nice variation in path type and landscape. Lots of inn's along the trail but availabiliy of accomodation can be tricky in the season.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

I completed the West Highland Way in 5 days over the May Holiday weekend. We rough camped the whole way and carried all of our equipment between two people on our backs which added to the challenge! I advise to prepare for all of the weather and please note that Bridge of Orchy hotel are much more accomodating to walkers... More 

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Grafrath, Bayern, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

My husband and I love long distance walks and the West Highland Way in May was one of the best. We enjoyed every minute apart from when I caught a bad cold on the last day... We met friendly people from what seems like all round the world. There wasn't a single bad meal or unpleasant bed and breakfast along... More 

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Kingston, Massachusetts
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

It is hard but well worth the effort. It is beautiful and awe inspiring I just finished this walk April 11th to 17th 2015. Great views loved Loch Lomond the most would recommend this to anyone if they love the outdoors.

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Oslo, Norway
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23 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We planned well ahead and used Mickledore Travel to make overnight arrangements and transportation of our luggage. They did a great job. No complaints, on the contrary thumbs up all the way. We will definately use them again. We walked the WHW in 6 days, but had one "day off" in Crianlarich, for rest and a sightseeing trip by train... More 

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This is the third time I have done this amazing walk , spoiled only by lack of TLC and basic maintenance on the paths, especially around Keilator farm , Crianlarich, a real shame 40,000 visitors each year and I alone spent around £1600, but it`s a lot of income for the area and as most walkers are foreign, it`s a... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We had a weekday off together so had planned this walk which coincided with a beautiful sunny day. We walked from Rowardennan car park (£3 for the day) to the Inversnaid hotel - 7 miles each way. This was a great walk with stunning views across the loch, you get great views of The Cobbler and there are lovely grassy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

The West Highland Way adventure was everything we'd hoped and more. My sister and I, definitely grown-ups (60s), did the 8-day version, a vigorous but very do-able pace. MacsAdventure had done a great job of describing the scheduling options, getting early info to us, with book and map in advance, excellent lodging, and the baggage transfer was just magical. We'd... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Did the 96mile trek during the May bank holiday on the WHW amazing views and tough trek in 4 days.Very nice youth hostels on the trek.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

My friend and I joined the Highland Experience Tour with the tour guide Scott Macintosh to the west highland and oban. The trip was very well planned and the guide was really responsible and helpful throughout the entire journey.

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