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Route News

Works happening now

20th Feb 2017 - 8th May 2017 There will be vehicle movements and machines working adjacent to the Great Glen Way route near Fort Augustus. Please look out for vehicles and adhere to any signage between NH392108 at the Allt na Criche Car Park and NH377103 (at the end of the track) on the Great Glen Way just north of Fort Augustus.

Nov 2016 - end June 2017 Primrose Bay (North of Allt Sigh) There will be felling taking place on the steep ground at Primrose Bay and timber lorries operating in this area, mainly on Mondays but sometimes on other days of the week. This work will cease for the summer holidays but will be resuming in Autumn 2017 when we will update this post with new dates. For further information please see

Feb 2017 ongoing - There is currently some major costruction work taking place to the West of Inverness, which will be ongoing in 2016. The Rangers have put in place clear diversions, so please follow these if you come across them. Please be aware that there are some red metal diversion signs in this area that do not apply to the Great Glen Way.

Future works

Autumn 2017 - Feb 2018 Felling operations near Invermoriston. The low route will be shut and Great Glen Way travellers will be diverted onto the High Route from

Other News

The new Great Glen Ways website went online in January 2017, It contains all of the essential information for a journey on the routes but we will continue to work on the website over the next few months.

Great Glen Ways App

We are working with a Glasgow based company to develop a Great Glen Ways App, which will be FREE to download and can be used without reception. We plan to launch the new App in Spring 2016.

Mock design of the Great Glen Ways App



The National Walking and Cycling Network (NWCN) is a network of walking and cycling paths and routes throughout Scotland which provides opportunities for people to make local journeys or to travel further afield.  The network is made up of Scotland’s Great Trails, Scottish Canal tow paths and the National Cycle Network.

Over the next few years, Scottish Natural Heritage, in partnership with Sustrans, Scottish Canals and others will be working to develop and improve the National Walking and Cycling Network and we’re keen to find out how it’s being used at the moment, what people think of it and what benefits it provides.

Please tell us what you think by clicking on the link below and completing our survey.  It should only take a few minutes of your time and your feedback will be valuable in helping us plan the future development of the network. All responses to the survey will be entered into a draw for a £50 or £25 shopping voucher.

Thank you!

Link to general public survey

Or if you are a business owner along the Great Glen Way please complete the following survey to help us understand the benfits that walking and cycling routes can provide to local businesses.