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Official website of Scotland's premier long distance route

The 154Km (96miles) Route starts at Milngavie passes through Mugdock Country Park, follows the shores of Loch Lomond, passing Ben Lomond, through Glen Falloch and Strathfillan, crossing Rannoch Moor, past Buachaille Etive Mor to the head of Glencoe, climbing the Devil’s Staircase, descending to  the Loch Leven before entering Lairigmor and Glen Nevis and finishes at Gordon Square in Fort William.

Camping Management Byelaws 2017

Camping is welcome throughout the National Park but in order to protect some of our most cherished lochshores, byelaws covering camping and firelighting will come into effect in some parts of the Park between March and September. Camping from October to February is unaffected. The byelaws will create Camping Management Zones covering less than 4% of Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park. Camping outside of these areas is unaffected.

For further details please see following link: http://www.lochlomond-trossachs.org/things-to-do/camping/campingbyelaws/

Wild Camping in Scotland

Follow the Scottish Outdoor Access Code -  http://www.outdooraccess-scotland.com/Practical-guide/public/camping

Asked for money !
Walkers should be aware that there is NO CHARGE to walk the West Highland Way. If you are asked for money /donations towards the maintenance of the route then ignore the request.

Official donations can be made online using the donation button top right on the home page.

WHW Welcome Centre located at the Iron Chef Shop in Milngavie.

Latest News

WHW Diversion for dogs

Lambing time closure 5th April to 31st May

Tree felling

Balmaha area

West Highland Way Diversion - now open

WHW north of Lundavra