The Great Glen Way Map Booklet
1:25,000 OS Route Mapping
By Paddy Dillon
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.
SeasonsLow-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.
CentresInverness, Drumnadrochit, Invermoriston, Fort Augustus, North Laggan, Gairlochy, Fort William
DifficultyThe 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 SeeViews of the highlands, fascinating clan history, Caledonian canal, wildlife (including, possibly, the Loch Ness monster)
A booklet of all the mapping needed to complete the Great Glen Way, one of Scotland’s Great Trails. The 120km (74 mile) route between Fort William and Inverness is suitable for those new to long-distance walking and can be completed within a week.
- The full route line is shown on 1:25,000 OS maps
- The map booklet can be used to walk the trail in either direction
- Sized to easily fit in a jacket pocket
- The relevant extract from the OS Explorer map legend is included
- Includes low and high-level options for two stages and an alternative route via Invergarry
- An accompanying Cicerone guidebook – The Great Glen Way is also available, which includes a copy of this map booklet
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Paddy Dillon is a prolific walker and guidebook writer, with over 100 guidebooks to his name and contributions to 40 other titles. He has written for several outdoor magazines and other publications and has appeared on radio and television.Paddy uses a tablet computer to write as he walks. His descriptions are therefore precise, having been written at the very point at which the reader uses them.Paddy is an indefatigable long-distance walker who has walked all of Britain's National Trails and several European trails. He has also walked in Nepal, Tibet, Korea and the Rocky Mountains of Canada and the US. Paddy is a member of the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild and President of the Backpackers Club.View author profile
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