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Trail Facts

Total distance: 95 miles (152 km)
Duration: 7 nights, 6 days running
Minimum daily distance: 12 miles (19 km)
Maximum daily distance: 20 miles (32 km)
Code: R-WHW5

Grade: Moderate
Season: 24th March - 13th October
Start of holiday: Milngavie
End of holiday: Fort William


Day 1: Travel to Milngavie where your first nights accommodation has been booked

Day 2: Milngavie to Drymen. 12 miles (19km)

Day 3: Drymen to Rowardennan(L). 14 miles (22.5km)

Day 4: Rowardennan(L) to Crianlarich. 20 miles (32km)

Day 5: Crianlarich to Inveroran. 16 miles (25.5km)

Day 6: Inveroran to Kinlochleven. 18 miles (29km)

Day 7: Kinlochleven to Fort William. 14 miles (22km)

Day 8: Depart from Fort William after breakfast

The itinerary above shows our preferred overnight stops, but if accommodation is not available at any one of these locations, we may alter the itinerary slightly.

Extra nights / rest days

Rest days provide the opportunity to explore some of the fascinating little towns along trail. Whether you spend your time exploring the sights and sounds of Scotland or simply rest your weary feet, an extra night is a wonderful way to extend your holiday.

Book an extra night in Rowardennan if you would like to climb Ben Lomond, which provides amazing views of both the Lowlands and the Highlands.

Many people take an extra night in Fort William at the end of the trail to climb Ben Nevis, Britain's highest mountain.
You can add rest days at any of the overnight stops:

What's included?

  • 7 nights accommodation in en-suite rooms with private bathrooms (where available) in selected hotels, inns and guesthouses along the trail.
  • Breakfast each day.
  • Door to door luggage transfer.
  • Maps with the route marked on and a guidebook describing the trail.
  • An information pack containing an itinerary, instructions on how to find your accommodation each night, town plans, information about facilities and places of interest along the trail and a kit list.
  • Detailed travel instructions on how to get to the start of your holiday and back from the end of it.
  • Emergency assistance.

Travel Information


The most convenient major city and international airports are Glasgow and Glasgow Prestwick.


There is a rail station at the start of the trail (Milngavie) and at the end of the trail (Fort William).

From London - Trains run from London Euston station to Milngavie.


For advice on driving to the start of the trail, please visit which has a very useful route planner.

Returning to the start

The easiest way to return to the start of the trail is to take the bus from Fort William to Milngavie.

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