West Highland Way
The 154Km (96miles) Route starts at Milngavie passes through Mugdock Country Park, follows the shores of Loch Lomond, passing Ben Lomond, through Glen Falloch and Strathfillan, crossing Rannoch Moor, past Buachaille Etive Mor to the head of Glencoe, climbing the Devil’s Staircase, descending to the Loch Leven before entering Lairigmor and Glen Nevis and finishes at Gordon Square in Fort William .
Managed by the West Highland Way Management Group consisting of:
- Argyll & Bute Council
- Highland Council
- Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park Authority.
- Stirling Council
- West Dunbartonshire Council
About 85,000 people use the path every year, of whom over 30,000 walk the entire route
The trail was approved for development in 1974 and was completed and opened on 6 October 1980 by Lord Mansfield so becoming the first officially designated long distance footpath in Scotland.
For more information about the route, please visit the official West Highland Way website.