The Great Glen Way

Fort William to Inverness Two-way trail guide

By Paddy Dillon

Guidebook to walking the Great Glen Way, a 79 mile National Trail along the Caledonia Canal from Fort William to Inverness. Easily walked within a week in all seasons, the Great Glen Way is an ideal introduction to long-distance walking in Scotland. The route is described in both directions, and a separate OS 1:25K mapping booklet is included.

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 and less accommodation is available.

Centres

Inverness, Drumnadrochit, Invermoriston, Fort Augustus, North Laggan, Gairlochy, Fort William

Difficulty

The Great Glen Way is a 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

Views of the highlands, fascinating clan history, Caledonian canal, wildlife (including, possibly, the Loch Ness monster)
ISBN
9781852848019
Availability
Published
Published
14 Mar 2016
Reprinted
11 Jul 2019
Edition
Second
Pages
192
Size
17.2 x 11.6 x 1.1cm
Weight
290g
Overview
Table of Contents
Updates
Reviews
Where to Buy
Downloads
Dillon

Paddy Dillon

Paddy Dillon is a prolific walker and guidebook writer, with over 90 guidebooks to his name and contributions to 40 other titles. He has written extensively for several outdoor publications and has appeared on radio and television. Paddy is an indefatigable long-distance walker who has walked all of Britain's National Trails and several major European trails. He has also walked in Nepal, Tibet, Korea, Africa and the Rocky Mountains of Canada and the US. Paddy is a member of the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild.

View author profile