• SELF-GUIDED
  • 5 DAYS
  • Moderate
PRICE FROM £ 765 per person
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT £ 350 per person

OVERVIEW

Experience walking across the most dramatic sections of the West Highland Way, the UK's most popular long-distance walk. From the remote Bridge of Orchy Hotel, venture across one of Europe's last true expanses of wilderness, Rannoch Moor, and ascend into the rugged Scottish Highlands.

Created with a touch of comfort, this tour is more than a walk of immense beauty. Stay in the 4* Bridge of Orchy hotel and the welcoming Kingshouse Hotel, renowned for their fine single malts.  Back on the trail, soak up views of Buachaille Etive Mor, one of Scotland's most photographed Munro peaks and hike the 'Devil's Staircase' to Kinlochleven. Following centuries-old military tracks, walk to Fort William and the foot of Ben Nevis, the UK's highest mountain. Located on the banks of Loch Linnhe, round off this shortened version of the West Highland Way with a bowl of local mussels and craft beers.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Walk through the rugged Scottish Highlands of the West Highland Way
  • Enjoy the warmth of a Highland whisky and Scottish hospitality
  • Cross the barren yet beautiful Rannoch Moor
  • Stay in stylish and historic wilderness hotels
  • Spectacular views across Glen Nevis and Ben Nevis
  • Freshly steamed bowls of Scottish Mussels and craft beers

AT A GLANCE

TRIP LENGTH
5 DAYS
WALK GRADE
Moderate
PRICE FROM
£ 765 per person twin/double share
SINGLE OCCUPANCY
£ 350 per person

ITINERARY

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • 4 nights accommodation in 4* or 3* hotels & guesthouses
  • 4 breakfasts
  • Luggage transfers as described
  • Route Notes, Maps and GPX tracks
  • Stay in the famous Kingshouse Hotel in Glencoe Valley
  • Walk through the rugged Scottish Highlands of the West Highland Way
  • Enjoy the warmth of a Highland whisky and Scottish hospitality
  • Finish in Fort William on the shores of Loch Linnhe

ACCOMMODATION & DINING DESKTOP

During this tour, you will spend each night in 3*or 4* hotels and guest houses. The accommodation on this tour has been chosen for its location. The hotels in the Bridge of Orchy and Kingshouse have been welcoming walkers for decades and are a real highlight of the tour. Your hosts are knowledgeable about the region and are happy to help with any questions or assistance you might need. Of course, you can always call us too should you need anything during your walk. As many of the overnight stays are in remote settings, on occasion, we may have to book another similar accommodation of equal standard. We will discuss these options with you during the booking process. Owing to the remote location of some of the hotels, we would always advise booking as soon as you have chosen your travel dates.

You will be provided with 4 breakfasts.  If you have any food allergies or intolerances, please let us know at the time of booking so we can let your hosts know. Should you have severe food allergies, it’s always worth bringing a few of your own snacks with you.

Single Rooms
The West Highland Way is very busy. We will always endeavour to try and meet your requirements. If you are travelling with family and/or friends and would like single rooms for your party, we would advise booking as soon as your plans are finalised to secure your rooming preferences.

GENERAL INFO

AVAILABILITY

This walk is available from April through to October.

Always be prepared for a change of weather! Regardless of when you travel, you can experience rainy days with temperatures dipping to 12°C and on the same day, clear skies and sunshine of up to 22°C. In the early and later weeks of the season, it isn’t unusual to see snow on the mountain tops and you may even experience a frost. May and June are usually the months with the least rainfall, followed by July, August and September. However, what Scotland lacks in warm weather, it truly makes up for it with hospitality.

THE WALKING

We grade this walk as moderate. A moderately active lifestyle makes the walking enjoyable, an exercise regime of 2 to 3 times a week is needed along with usual walks. Typically, days are generally easy-going underfoot and you should be used to covering up to 25km per day with up to 600m of ascent and descent. The route will have sections of ascending, rocky trails and in places, lose terrain underfoot. Trails are very well-defined and are very well waymarked. You will walk on forest tracks, hill paths, bridleways and across moorland that has well-defined tracks. You will also walk through some towns and villages. Although the route is well waymarked, for each of your walks, you will be provided with daily summaries, a map, a guidebook and the GPX tracks if you require to use them for your own device.

HOW TO GET THERE AND AWAY

This walk starts in Bridge of Orchy and finishes in Fort William.

To Bridge of Orchy
Bridge of Orchy is a remote and beautiful settlement. Arrival by train is generally the best way to reach the Bridge of Orchy from either Glasgow or Edinburgh. Services from Glasgow are direct (2hrs 30mins), whereas from Edinburgh you would need to change trains in Glasgow (3hrs 15mins).

If travelling from London, we would suggest taking a domestic flight to either Glasgow or Edinburgh and then catching the train to the Bridge of Orchy.

Caledonian Sleeper Train – London to Scotland
A great way to travel from London is by taking the overnight Caledonian Sleeper train. Depending on the day, services depart London Euston around 9 pm, travelling through the night arriving at the Bridge of Orchy at around 8 am the following day.

Onward Travel From Fort William
Fort William has great train connections through to Glasgow (4hrs), Edinburgh (5hrs) and London. Travelling to London you can either travel during the day (9hrs, with a change of stations in Glasgow) or return by the Caledonian Sleeper service, departing Fort William at 8 pm and arriving the next morning into London Euston at 8 am.

For all train travel in the UK, please check The Trainline or National Rail for timetables, prices and ticket purchases.

If travelling on the Caledonian Sleeper Service, please check Caledonian Sleeper for information.

Another useful planning tool for travel is Rome2Rio should you be travelling from, or to, other destinations.

INSURANCE

We require that you have adequate travel insurance against potential losses, damage or injury, including cancellation costs and loss of luggage.

For all trips that require international travel, you must have purchased travel insurance that also includes medical evacuation coverage.

We also charge a cancellation fee if you cancel your walking holiday after we have confirmed it to cover costs incurred from our suppliers and in the office.  See the FAQ section for more information.

CONTACT

If you have any questions, feel free to ask one of our destination consultants. You can get in touch with us via our contact form or email us at info@stroll.com

MAP

DEPARTURE DATES

  • DATES
    AVAILABILITY
    PRICE
    Single Occupancy
    Details
  • 1 Apr 2024 - 31 Oct 2024
    AVAILABLE

    from £ 765

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    £ 350

sections

Overview

Experience walking across the most dramatic sections of the West Highland Way, the UK's most popular long-distance walk. From the remote Bridge of Orchy Hotel, venture across one of Europe's last true expanses of wilderness, Rannoch Moor, and ascend into the rugged Scottish Highlands.

Created with a touch of comfort, this tour is more than a walk of immense beauty. Stay in the 4* Bridge of Orchy hotel and the welcoming Kingshouse Hotel, renowned for their fine single malts.  Back on the trail, soak up views of Buachaille Etive Mor, one of Scotland's most photographed Munro peaks and hike the 'Devil's Staircase' to Kinlochleven. Following centuries-old military tracks, walk to Fort William and the foot of Ben Nevis, the UK's highest mountain. Located on the banks of Loch Linnhe, round off this shortened version of the West Highland Way with a bowl of local mussels and craft beers.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Walk through the rugged Scottish Highlands of the West Highland Way
  • Enjoy the warmth of a Highland whisky and Scottish hospitality
  • Cross the barren yet beautiful Rannoch Moor
  • Stay in stylish and historic wilderness hotels
  • Spectacular views across Glen Nevis and Ben Nevis
  • Freshly steamed bowls of Scottish Mussels and craft beers
Itinerary
What’s Included
  • 4 nights accommodation in 4* or 3* hotels & guesthouses
  • 4 breakfasts
  • Luggage transfers as described
  • Route Notes, Maps and GPX tracks
  • Stay in the famous Kingshouse Hotel in Glencoe Valley
  • Walk through the rugged Scottish Highlands of the West Highland Way
  • Enjoy the warmth of a Highland whisky and Scottish hospitality
  • Finish in Fort William on the shores of Loch Linnhe
Accommodation & Dining

During this tour, you will spend each night in 3*or 4* hotels and guest houses. The accommodation on this tour has been chosen for its location. The hotels in the Bridge of Orchy and Kingshouse have been welcoming walkers for decades and are a real highlight of the tour. Your hosts are knowledgeable about the region and are happy to help with any questions or assistance you might need. Of course, you can always call us too should you need anything during your walk. As many of the overnight stays are in remote settings, on occasion, we may have to book another similar accommodation of equal standard. We will discuss these options with you during the booking process. Owing to the remote location of some of the hotels, we would always advise booking as soon as you have chosen your travel dates.

You will be provided with 4 breakfasts.  If you have any food allergies or intolerances, please let us know at the time of booking so we can let your hosts know. Should you have severe food allergies, it’s always worth bringing a few of your own snacks with you.

Single Rooms
The West Highland Way is very busy. We will always endeavour to try and meet your requirements. If you are travelling with family and/or friends and would like single rooms for your party, we would advise booking as soon as your plans are finalised to secure your rooming preferences.

General Info

AVAILABILITY

This walk is available from April through to October.

Always be prepared for a change of weather! Regardless of when you travel, you can experience rainy days with temperatures dipping to 12°C and on the same day, clear skies and sunshine of up to 22°C. In the early and later weeks of the season, it isn’t unusual to see snow on the mountain tops and you may even experience a frost. May and June are usually the months with the least rainfall, followed by July, August and September. However, what Scotland lacks in warm weather, it truly makes up for it with hospitality.

THE WALKING

We grade this walk as moderate. A moderately active lifestyle makes the walking enjoyable, an exercise regime of 2 to 3 times a week is needed along with usual walks. Typically, days are generally easy-going underfoot and you should be used to covering up to 25km per day with up to 600m of ascent and descent. The route will have sections of ascending, rocky trails and in places, lose terrain underfoot. Trails are very well-defined and are very well waymarked. You will walk on forest tracks, hill paths, bridleways and across moorland that has well-defined tracks. You will also walk through some towns and villages. Although the route is well waymarked, for each of your walks, you will be provided with daily summaries, a map, a guidebook and the GPX tracks if you require to use them for your own device.

HOW TO GET THERE AND AWAY

This walk starts in Bridge of Orchy and finishes in Fort William.

To Bridge of Orchy
Bridge of Orchy is a remote and beautiful settlement. Arrival by train is generally the best way to reach the Bridge of Orchy from either Glasgow or Edinburgh. Services from Glasgow are direct (2hrs 30mins), whereas from Edinburgh you would need to change trains in Glasgow (3hrs 15mins).

If travelling from London, we would suggest taking a domestic flight to either Glasgow or Edinburgh and then catching the train to the Bridge of Orchy.

Caledonian Sleeper Train – London to Scotland
A great way to travel from London is by taking the overnight Caledonian Sleeper train. Depending on the day, services depart London Euston around 9 pm, travelling through the night arriving at the Bridge of Orchy at around 8 am the following day.

Onward Travel From Fort William
Fort William has great train connections through to Glasgow (4hrs), Edinburgh (5hrs) and London. Travelling to London you can either travel during the day (9hrs, with a change of stations in Glasgow) or return by the Caledonian Sleeper service, departing Fort William at 8 pm and arriving the next morning into London Euston at 8 am.

For all train travel in the UK, please check The Trainline or National Rail for timetables, prices and ticket purchases.

If travelling on the Caledonian Sleeper Service, please check Caledonian Sleeper for information.

Another useful planning tool for travel is Rome2Rio should you be travelling from, or to, other destinations.

INSURANCE

We require that you have adequate travel insurance against potential losses, damage or injury, including cancellation costs and loss of luggage.

For all trips that require international travel, you must have purchased travel insurance that also includes medical evacuation coverage.

We also charge a cancellation fee if you cancel your walking holiday after we have confirmed it to cover costs incurred from our suppliers and in the office.  See the FAQ section for more information.

CONTACT

If you have any questions, feel free to ask one of our destination consultants. You can get in touch with us via our contact form or email us at info@stroll.com

Map
Departure Dates
  • DATES
    AVAILABILITY
    PRICE
    Single Occupancy
    DETAILS
  • Date
    1 Apr 2024 - 31 Oct 2024
    AVAILIBILITY
    AVAILABLE
    PRICE
    from £ 765
    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    £ 350
    DETAILS

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