Stage 1 of Scotland’s most famous long-distance hiking route. Milngavie to Drymen. The feeling of Getting Started (& getting finished!). Walking into Milngavie to start the walk, take the photo opportunity at the obelisk with the West Highland Way thistle logo carved into it – this marks the offical start of the walk. Pass under the big steel gateway and after so much anticipation, the … Continue reading 5 hiking highlights – Scotland’s West Highland Way: Stage 1
ROB ROY MACREGOR Rob Roy: This walk follows the tracks and paths used by Rob Roy MacGregor in the 17th & 18th centuries as he worked fought and lived the life of Scotland’s most notorious outlaw. Starting from Drymen on the West Highland Way, The Rob Roy Way takes another route, north-east to finish in Pitlochry. There are different route choices so the route can be … Continue reading Everything* you need to know about walking the Rob Roy Way – Scottish long distance walk.
A Attitude – the right one, not the one Secondary (High School) Teachers encounter. Your attitude from the outset will determine how well the ups and downs of the Walk goes for you. If travelling with someone else, it’s worth agreeing aloud that you’ll both (or all) be putting the effort in physically and mentally to make sure your trip gets off on the right … Continue reading The complete* A-Z packing list for walking Scotland’s West Highland Way