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With 79 miles of path, track, canal and loch to discover, the Great Glen Way has something for all wayfarers. Whether travelling by Boot, Boat or Bike, get set for your own special journey.

The Great Glen Way can be walked in 4 – 7 days, staying overnight in the various communities along the way, and suits all levels of walker. For the most part the route is low-level and mainly follows canal towpaths, forest tracks and roads. There are some challenging sections though, and the more experienced walker may wish to tackle the Munros or Corbetts which lie within easy reach of the route. Keep an eye out for osprey, golden eagles, red kite and deer while enjoying the views available from this low-level yet challenging long distance route.

Find out where to stay and other services such as bike hire, other trips and attractions.

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