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West Highland Way

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Address: Scotland
Phone Number: 4401389722600
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Well-marked walking path stretching from Glasgow to Fort William.

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Lovely scenery

The WHW is a wonderful walk. The views of the Scottish Highlands are wonderful, and the route is very varied, so each day feels very different. The route is pretty well-maintained... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Chriodo
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The WHW is a wonderful walk. The views of the Scottish Highlands are wonderful, and the route is very varied, so each day feels very different. The route is pretty well-maintained so there rarely problems with boggy areas or missing bridges. What makes the WHW a particularly good walk are the various facilities along the way. This means that you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

8 mile walk from Kings House to Kinlochleven was the section we did. This area is fabulous. Many people will hike all of the way. We just got our feet wet here on a beautiful day. Rainclouds were in the distance but we had mostly sunshine.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I (runners in our 50's) hiked the WHW with our son in 6 days. It was just grand! Each day we were presented with wonderful walkers, varied landscape and sheer beauty. We loved the various gates, the endless vistas, the sheep and cows, the streams, the steak and ale pies, and the endless friendliness of the Scottish... More 

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1 Thank midwestgal2015
Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first trek - West Highland Way over 8 days. It was not easy! But if you're reasonably fit and prepared to brave variable conditions, you will be rewarded. The Scottish countryside is like another world. Macs Adventures handled everything - booked accommodations at nice places along the way and ensured our baggage was transferred timely. The maps... More 

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2 Thank keek1791
Boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just got back from spending 9 days walking the West Highland Way. This was our first walking tour. Macs Adventures made all our arrangements - everything was flawless. The "walk" was quite challenging in spots, so you really need to be in shape and be a regular walker/hiker. Good, sturdy shoes that are broken in are a must (and we... More 

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2 Thank TheTravelerBoston
Barrington, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

MacAdventure's tour, West Highland Escape, was the perfect fit for our schedule and abilities. From start to finish, the suggestions and arrangements exceeded our expectations. This tour was completely accessible by public transportation - a great plus for our budget. Walking with just daypacks was a pleasure. Transport of bags between accommodations is so easy. The B&B's for our journey... More 

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1 Thank Hearthside
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Just completed the walk in 8 days and found it an amazing experience meeting some brilliant people along the way. Everyone is so friendly be that walkers or the locals who are happy to offer assistance if needed. I was quite proud of achieving it in 8 days but was a bit surprised when on day 6 at around 55... More 

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Commerce City, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

My 14 year old daughter completed the WHW in 8 days, which was a perfect pace for us. We went through Mac's Adventures and everything was flawless, from accommodations to baggage service. The sense of community on the trail is incredible and the views are as stunning as they are varied. We went from May 29th - June 5th and... More 

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Wickford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

I hiked the West Highland Way in 6 days. This was most definantly not a walk in the park but I had planned well for this. I used Macs Adventure to organise the Hotels, B and B's along with my main luggage transfers between each. They were fantastic, supplied all maps, guide book as well as full day by day... More 

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1 Thank 004Alison
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here whilst walking West Highland Way answer staff were fantastic- three of our group were very late in due to one carrying an injury and the chef stayed until 11pm - when they got in - to cook them their dinner - cannot praise him and rest of the staff enough for their kindness x

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