Scenes along the West Highland Way

I do hope this selection of photographs, taken over a number of years, enables you to experience the magnificent scenery that is the main attraction of Scotland's first offical long distance walk established in 1980 and which stretches north from Milngavie near Glasgow to Fort William in the Highlands.

The start of the trail at Milngavie

Looking north to the Highlands from Arlehaven Farm in the Blane Valley

Dumgoyne Hill on the edge of the Campsie Fells

The Campsie Fells with Duntreath Castle in the foreground

Dumgoyach Hill in the Blane Valley

The Campsie Fells from Dumgoyne

Looking across the A81 near Dumgoyne to the Kilpatrick Hills

The Campsie Fells from Gartness

The Endrick Water near Gartness

Bluebells near Drymen

Butterfly by the wayside

View across Loch Lomond from Conic Hill

Woodland path leading to Balmaha

Looking east across Loch Lomond to the Campsie Fells from Balmaha

Looking west across Loch Lomond to the Luss Hills from Balmaha

Paddle steamer "Maid of the Loch" at Rowardennan in 1980, the year the WHW opened

The Waterfall at Inversnaid

A glimpse of Ardlui at the head of Loch Lomond

Looking south along Loch Lomond from Cnap Mor opposite Ardlui

Robin Redbreast, my lunch companion

Waiting to be sheared! Kirkton Farm, Strath Fillan

Loch of the Legend of the Lost Sword in Strath Fillan

Ben Lui from Dalrigh

Looking east along Strath Fillan to Ben More, Stob Binian and Cruach Ardrain

Hiking party north of Tyndrum

View to Ben More and Stob Binian

View north of Tyndrum to Cruach Ardrain

Steam Train on the West Highland Line north of Tyndrum

Ben Dorain

Looking towards Stob Ghabhar south of Bridge of Orchy

The River Orchy from Bridge of Orchy

Kayaker on the River Orchy

View to Stob Ghabhar from the Mam Carraigh summit

The Inveroran Hotel on the descent from Mam Carraigh

Loch Tulla

Loch Tulla with Stob Gabhar in the background

The Clashgour track near Forest Lodge

Highland Burn near Forest Lodge

Looking northeast across The Rannoch Moor to Lochan na h-Achlaise and Loch Ba

View to Clach Leathad from Ba Bridge

Blackrock Cottage

Buachaille Etive Mr near Kingshouse

Buachaille Etive Mr from the Devil's Staircase

View to the Mamore Mountain Range from the summit of the Devil's Staircase

The descent to Kinlochleven from the Devil's Staircase

The River Leven at Kinlochleven with Mam na Gualain in the background

The Grey Mare's Tail Waterfall at Kinlochleven

Heather and Buttercups by the wayside near Kinlochleven

Stag near Kinlochleven

Loch Leven and the Pap of Glencoe from the Mamore Lodge north of Kinlochleven

The ruins of Tigh-na-Steubach on the Old Military Road to Fort William

Lochan Lunn da Bhra

The path near Lochan Lunn da Bhra

Glen Nevis

Misty day, Glen Nevis

The River Nevis

At the Fort William Highland Games

Fort William -- the end of the trail

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