The West Highland Way is Scotland's most popular long-distance walking trail, quite possibly because it runs through some of the most iconic landscapes of the Scottish Highlands. The route is 96 miles long, which is equivalent to 154 kilometers, and guides you from Milngavie to Fort William through moorland, mountain passes, glens, and some of the most breathtaking landscapes in Scotland. In this article, we have included all you need to know to walk the West Highland Way, including the route, the map, distance, baggage transfer services, accommodation, wild camping, and more!
The West Highland Way is a great trekking adventure. The route is divided into 8 stages, from Milngavie to Fort William, but you can arrange it depending on your fitness level and experience. The West Highland way is for everybody. You can choose to walk shorter sections and complete the trek in 10 days, or you can choose to combine some stages and complete the whole trek in just 5 days, it is up to you. Are you ready for this Scottish adventure? Let's go!