Most of the first days of the West Highland Way walk start as a somewhat easy track through the Glasgow suburbs, walking along a riverside and following the path of the Blane Valley Railway. As you advance, you will find a wide range of different terrains, ranging from lowland moors, through woodland and progressing hills, to high mountainous regions.
This trip will lead you to one of the most famous regions in the world, a region full of history and mysteries. Come with us hiking the Highlander’s region, meet the breathtaking sceneries. The wild nature of the Rannoch Moor or the infinity of the Loch Lomond will bring you to another world.
The highland is well-known for its stunning landscapes, its high mountains. It’s also the best place for wildlife, during your trip you will probably meet golden eagles, roe deers, stag and plenty of different birds. You will also meet the Highland cattle, a typical cow with a red and fluffy furry.
Designated as a Site of Specific Scientific Interest and Specific Area of Conservation, the Rannoch Moor is a boggy moorland of 130 km2. The moorland is famous for having served in the TV series Outlander and in the famous movie Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part.
A freshwater Scottish loch which crosses the Highland Boundary Fault. It’s often considered as the boundary between the Lowlands and the Highlands. Surrounded by hills the Loch Lomond is 36 km long and 153 meters deep in the Northern part. A huge center of the fauna in the Highland! And the fauna of the surrounding hills often comes to Loch Lomond.
Wizards of the world, the letter has arrived, the Hogwarts Express is waiting for you at the end of your trip. Discover the West Highland with another point of view. The mythic train will bring you to another world. The part of the Highland that you’ve hiked will not be the same anymore.
Finally, by the end of your trip, you arrive at magical Fort William, where the truly mystical Hogwarts Express known from the Harry Potter films takes off. Get ready for a fascinating and magical adventure.