Great Glen Way

6th Edition

by Jacquetta Megarry , Sandra Bardwell

Great Glen Way

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This guidebook (fully updated in 2020) contains all you need to plan and enjoy a holiday walking or cycling along Scotland’s historic Great Glen (77 miles/124 km). The Way runs between Fort William and Inverness, passing beside Scotland’s highest mountain, along its historic Caledonian Canal and alongside beautiful lochs, including Loch Ness with its famous monster legend and Urquhart Castle. This sixth edition has fresh mapping at 1:38,000 on 13 pages, with detailed relief contours and colouring; on rainproof paper throughout; in full colour, with 100+ photos; visitor attractions and hills to climb including Ben Nevis; town plans of Fort William and Inverness; background on local geology, history and wildlife; summary of each section showing distance, terrain, altitude profile and food/drink stops; planning information for travel by car, train, bus or plane.

This guidebook contains all you need to plan and enjoy the Great Glen Way – on foot or on a bike:

detailed mapping on 13 pages at 1:38,000

hill and mountain side-trips including Ben Nevis

background on canal heritage, clan history and wildlife

detailed description for each section walked from Fort William to Inverness

summaries showing distance, terrain, food/drink stops and altitude profile

planning information for walkers and cyclists

town plans of Fort William and Inverness

in full colour, with 100+ photos, many of them new

rucksack-friendly and on rainproof paper.


ISBN: 9781898481874

Publication date: 06/02/2020

Format: Spiral bound

Publisher: Rucksack Readers

Categories: Highlands , Outdoor Activity