West Highland Way

Additional Days & Activities

We would be delighted to arrange additional accommodation for you along the West Highland Way.

You may wish to plan a rest day or have an additional night at any of the locations along the route which offer activities or sightseeing opportunities - we've made some suggestions below. Please request this when you make an enquiry.

Glasgow / Milngavie

  • Explore Scotland's largest city, overflowing with music, food, style and culture
  • Visit Glasgow's Gothic Cathedral and Victorian graveyard, Necropolis  
  • Discover the works of world-famous architect and beloved Glaswegian, Charles Rennie Mackintosh
  • Tour the many renowned art galleries and attractions, such as; The Lighthouse, Riverside Museum, People's Palace, Glasgow University, The Hunterian, Kelvingrove Museum and The Gallery of Modern Art
  • Indulge in superb Scottish cuisine in one of the many celebrated restaurants, pubs and cafes around the city centre and vibrant West End
  • Visit the delightful Botanic Gardens and Kibble Palace


  • Climb Ben Lomond, one of the most popular Munros in Scotland, and enjoy superb views of Loch Lomond and the Southern Highlands
  • Relax by the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond


  • Take a wonderfully scenic train journey to Oban - ‘The Gateway to the Isles', and spend a day exploring the picturesque resort town by foot. Also known as 'The Seafood Capital of Scotland', Oban boasts numerous award-winning restaurants


  • Climb the spectacular mountains of Glencoe, including iconic Buachaille Etive Mor
  • Visit Glencoe village and learn of the infamous massacre of the Clan MacDonald
  • Discover the haunting story of Coire Gabhail, 'The Lost Valley', on a dramatic and scenic walk through history


  • Visit the National Centre for Ice Climbing, The Ice Factor, and take on the challenge of climbing the world's largest indoor ice wall
  • Enjoy walking in the great mountain range of the Mamores

Fort William

  • Climb Ben Nevis, Britain's highest mountain
  • Enjoy a spectacular scenic journey on the Jacobite Steam Train, famous as the Hogwarts Express in the Harry Potter films
  • Visit the historic 13th century ruins of Old Inverlochy Castle
  • Go on a guided tour of Ben Nevis Distillery, one of the oldest distilleries in Scotland, and enjoy a complementary tasting
  • Hire a car and explore the rest of Scotland

Combine routes

  • Combine this holiday with the Great Glen Way to make a thrilling two week walk

Still undecided where to spend an additional night? Check out our blog post Top 5 Overnight Stops on the West Highland Way