West Highland Way Hiking Tour Scotland - a waymarker points the way.

DAY 1: Arrival in Drymen

From your point of arrival, use the public transport information we provide to make the journey to Drymen.

DAY 2: Drymen to Rowardennan

Distance 24km • Approximate Walking Time 6 - 8 hours • Ascent (↑) 650m

The climb to the shoulder of Conic Hill (300m) is the first real challenge of this hiking tour but the amazing views over Loch Lomond make every step worthwhile. From here, the trail descends to the lakeshore at Balmaha. Continue along through woodland next to the lake all the way to the small settlement of Rowardennan.

DAY 3: Rowardennan to Crianlarich

32km • 8 - 11 hours • (↑) 950m

A relatively flat hike along the eastern shore of Loch Lomond takes you all the way up to the northern end of the lake. The path is mainly along quiet woodland paths. Look out for Rob Roy’s Cave along the way – one of the many hiding spots used by Scotland’s most renowned outlaw. A gently ascending track leads you up the River Falloch Valley with stunning views of the surrounding mountains. A junction on the trail allows you to descend along a spur into the village of Crianlarich – the halfway point of the hike.

DAY 4: Crianlarich to Inveroran

26km • 5 - 8 hours • (↑) 550m

From Crianlarich, climb uphill to re-join the trail. Continue along a quiet forest track before the trail eventually descends to a farm where you pass the ruins of St Fillan’s Priory founded by Scottish hero Robert the Bruce in the 14th Century. The trail from Tyndrum to Bridge of Orchy follows the railway line through a beautiful glen. From Bridge of