GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Great Glen Way

73 miles (117 km)

Follow the Great Glen, running from Fort William in the west to Inverness in the east. The route is suitable for walkers and cyclists with a mountain bike or robust hybrid.
The stunning trail follows the Caledonian Canal and the shores of Loch Lochy, Loch Oich and Loch Ness with the mountains of the Ben Nevis range making a splendid backdrop. The route also passes Fort Augustus and includes several woodland sections, most notably through Creag nan Eun Forest. The final section along the River Ness to the finish point at Inverness Castle is also noteworthy.
The route is waymarked with a black hexagon thistle.

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Great Glen Way OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Great Glen Way Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

The Glenmoriston Arms Hotel in Invermoriston is a fine place to stop for some refreshments. The hotel has an interesting history being set in a former drover's inn dating from 1740. The old stags head on the wall looks over you as you enter and has welcomed travellers from all over the word for decades. They have a cosy bar area and a nice restaurant which does very good food. There's also a nice garden area to relax in on warmer days and good quality accommodation if you need to stay over.

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GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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