GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Bridge of Orchy to Kingshouse Walk

12 miles (19 km)

This walk follows a section of the West Highland Way from Bridge of Orchy to Kingshouse Hotel in the Scottish Highlands. The route runs for about 12 miles, following the waymarked footpath through some stunning scenery. You'll cross rivers, pass picturesque lochans and enjoy fabulous views of Glencoe.
The route starts off in Bridge of Orchy and follows the trail north west along the Old Military Road to the Inveroran Hotel.
You continue past the western side of Loch Tulla before passing Black Mount and the Ski Centre. The walk then finishes at the Kingshouse Hotel in Glencoe, next to the River Etive. Here you can expect a warm welcome with roaring fires and comfy rooms. Just to the west of the hotel you can extend the walk by visiting Buachaille Etive Mor, a distinctive pyramid shaped mountain in Glen Etive.
To continue your walk pick up the next section on the Kingshouse to Kinlochleven Walk.
At the southern end of the route you can link with the Tyndrum to Bridge of Orchy section of the trail.

Bridge of Orchy to Kingshouse OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Bridge of Orchy to Kingshouse Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Photos

Bridge of Orchy Hotel - geograph.org.uk - 2025393

Bridge of Orchy Hotel

Looking towards Loch Tulla from the West Highland Way - geograph.org.uk - 3486557

Looking towards Loch Tulla from the West Highland Way

View southeast from the Màm Carraigh - geograph.org.uk - 1105014

View southeast from the Màm Carraigh. Taken from close to the local summit of the West Highland Way, which can also be seen in the distance crossing the slopes of Beinn Dorain on the left. Beinn Odhar is the hill in the distance.

Abhainn Shira - geograph.org.uk - 108699

Abhainn Shira

The West Highland Way - geograph.org.uk - 434904

Climbing up from Forest Lodge to the Black Mount.

Bridge over the Allt Doire Mhic Laimh - geograph.org.uk - 434883

Bridge over the Allt Doire Mhic Laimh

Lochan Mhic Pheadair Ruaidhe - geograph.org.uk - 1450886

Lochan Mhic Pheadair Ruaidhe

The Kingshouse Hotel - geograph.org.uk - 3687093

The Kingshouse Hotel

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GPS Files

GPX File

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