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West Highland Way

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

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A tough walk

My buddy and I walked the WHW in April 15, in 6 days. Last year we walked Hadrian's Wall - lots to see, great well maintained paths, and fabulous hospitality at every stop. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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St John, JERSEY
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St John, JERSEY
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

My buddy and I walked the WHW in April 15, in 6 days. Last year we walked Hadrian's Wall - lots to see, great well maintained paths, and fabulous hospitality at every stop. The WHW isn't like this - its a walk - some nice views - Loch Lomond, Rannoch Moor, Glencoe, but its doesn't have a theme or any... More 

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Mammoth Lakes, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

I just returned this week from having done the west Highland way in 5 days. Milgavnie to balmaha to inverarnan to inveroran to kinlochleven to Fort William. Last year I did the Camino de santiago for 500 miles. The whw was a little more challenging under foot.... more ups and downs. The scenery was spectacular. I went at a time... More 

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Island of Malta, Malta
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Macs Adventure was wonderful. Beginning with Caroline beings so extremely helpful with our trip of the WHW, to Dan checking on us during our hiking to make sure everything was okay, to the very last details of everything. Caroline also took care of making sure every place we stayed knew I had to be gluten free. Macs Adventure was wonderful... More 

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La Seu d'Urgell, Spain
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

It was my first long distance walk and it was a great experience. I travelled solo and I am not fit at all, but a lazy 31 y.old fat guy. I walked late august and early september because it's less crowded, less midgy and temperature is nice for walking. About the weather... well, you may be lucky. I only got... More 

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London
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Hiked in 5 days North to South so we could finish in Glasgow for easy transport home. It was great, there's no need to go South to North even though we passed many people doing that 'official' way. We covered 15-21 miles each day and also climbed Ben Nevis. I was 32 years old and fit but it was still... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

My husband and I spent our honeymoon walking the West Highland Way in October. It was an incredible experience. Patrick at The Highland Way http://www.thehighlandway.co.uk/ booked all of our hotels and arranged for our luggage to be transported. He was wonderful and friendly and found some beautiful hotels for us along the Way. The weather in mid-October was nearly perfect... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We cycled the 96 miles from Mingavie to Fort William. I think some of the best scenery the world has to offer and should be on everyone's must do list! All the walkers very friendly.

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Edinburgh
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51 reviews 51 reviews
10 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I planned to do the West highland Way over 7 days so I could take it easy and take in the scenery and so I didn't push my golden retriever too hard and break him. I failed on the latter as the tough terrain wore his claws down to the point they were bleeding. This happened on day 5. TOP... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We had a great five day trek on the WHW. Great vieuws, wel maintained roads... this is how long distance walking has to be. Booking all accomodation in advance is really recommended. The never stopping rain and wind might also be a problem for some, but if you're well equipped, that shouldn't be a problem.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Walked the WHY in April and had the best time. Did it with my best friend her sister and their husbands. Did it in 6 days no blisters just fab memories of some nice people we met on the way. Would love to do it again

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