The West Highland Way

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The West Highland Way is a route for walkers; it is 152km (95 miles) long, and links Milngavie and Fort William - from the outskirts of Scotlandís largest city, Glasgow, to the foot of its highest mountain, Ben Nevis, following the shores of its largest lake, Loch Lomond.

The thistle logo shown on this page is used as a route marker along the West Highland Way and other long-distance paths in Scotland.

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photo of obelisk in the centre of Douglas Street, Milngavie; the old parish church is in the background
A granite obelisk marks the beginning of the route in the centre of Milngavie.

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The official West Highland Way web site
is maintained by the Loch Lomond Park Ranger Service, Balloch.

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Information on the West Highland Way can be found at The Iron Chef ironmongers shop at 5 Mugdock Road, Milngavie.
Travel-Lite of Milngavie operate a luggage transport service for walkers.

marker post near the iron bridge


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