The Great Glen Way Map Booklet

1:25,000 OS Route Mapping

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9781852848958
Published
14 Mar 2016
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Pages
48
Size
16.6 x 10.6 x 0.3cm
Weight
680g

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Map of the 79 mile (124km) Great Glen Way (one of Scotland's Great Trails), between Fort William and Inverness. This booklet is included with the Cicerone guidebook to the trail, and shows the full route on Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 maps. The route typically takes a week to walk, and is suitable for walkers at all levels of experience.

Seasons Seasons
Low-lying, so it is possible to walk the Great Glen Way at most times of year. Accommodation is often busy in summer, and midges are out! Daylight is short in winter with fewer accommodation options.
Centres Centres
Inverness, Drumnadrochit, Invermoriston, Fort Augustus, North Laggan, Gairlochy, Fort William
Difficulty Difficulty
The Great Glen Way is 5-6 day low-level waymarked National Trail, with a range of facilities along the way. An ideal introduction to long-distance walking.
Must See Must See
Views of the highlands, fascinating clan history, Caledonian canal, wildlife (including, possibly, the Loch Ness monster)
Availability
Published
ISBN
9781852848958
Published
14 Mar 2016
Edition
First
Pages
48
Size
16.6 x 10.6 x 0.3cm
Weight
680g
  • Overview

    This booklet of Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 Explorer maps has been designed for convenient use on the trail. It shows the full and up-to-date line of the Way, along with the relevant extract from the OS Explorer map legend. It is conveniently sized for slipping into a jacket pocket or top of a rucksack and comes in a clear PVC sleeve.

    The companion guidebook – The Great Glen Way – describes the full route in both directions with lots of other practical and historical information. NOTE: The accompanying guidebook includes a copy of this map booklet.

    The Great Glen Way is one of Scotland's Great Trails and follows the course of the Caledonian Canal through the Highlands from Fort William to Inverness over up to 79 miles (124km). The waymarked trail includes easy, level stretches, undulating forest tracks, lakeside paths and old drove and military roads as well as high-level alternatives for those looking for a greater challenge. Typically taking a week to walk, the route is an ideal introduction to long-distance walking.

  • Contents

    Contents
    Key to map pages
    Stage 1    Fort William to Gairlochy
    Stage 2    Gairlochy to Laggan Locks
    Stage 3    Laggan Locks to Fort Augustus
    Invergarry Link
    Stage 2A    Gairlochy to Invergarry
    Stage 3A    Invergarry to Fort Augustus
    Stage 4A    Fort Augustus to Invermoriston (high-level)
    Stage 4B    Fort Augustus to Invermoriston (low-level)
    Stage 5A    Invermoriston to Drumnadrochit (high-level)
    Stage 5B    Invermoriston to Drumnadrochit (low-level)
    Stage 6    Drumnadrochit to Inverness
    OS Explorer map legend

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Paddy Dillon

Paddy Dillon is a prolific outdoor writer with over 90 guidebooks to his name, and contributions to 40 other publications. He has written for a variety of outdoor magazines, as well as many booklets and brochures for tourism organisations. Paddy lives near the Lake District and has walked in every county in England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales; writing about walks in every one of them. He enjoys simple day walks, challenging long-distance walks, and is a dedicated island-hopper. He has led guided walks and walked extensively in Europe, as well as in Nepal, Tibet, Korea, Africa and the Rocky Mountains of Canada and the United States.

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