Scotland End to End - The Scottish National Trail



End to End

The West Highland Way

Scotland End to End - A Long Distance Walking Route from the Scottish Borders via Glasgow and Fort William to Cape Wrath

Long Distance Walking Routes

- from the Scottish Borders

via Glasgow and Fort William to Cape Wrath

- Coast to Coast across Scotland


1. Scotland End to End - Route Maps

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3. Southern Upland Way Photo Gallery

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8. Fort William to Cape Wrath ( Thumbnail Gallery Thumbnail Gallery )

9. Great Glen Way

This long distance walking route covers 73 miles ( 117km ) from Fort William via Loch Ness to Inverness. It takes 5 to 6 days to walk the whole route. However it may be done in short sections over a longer period.

10. Ayrshire Coastal Path ( Thumbnail Gallery Thumbnail Gallery )

An ‘Ayrshire Coastal path’ linking Glenapp Kirk with Skelmorlie along the shoreline of the Firth of Clyde. The path connects 101 miles of beaches and cliff-tops along the Ayrshire coast. It is hoped that it will be linked with the Southern Upland Way and the West Highland Way to create a long distance pathway across Scotland.

 Fife Coastal Path

footpath that runs from North Queensferry to Tayport at the Tay Bridge. The path runs for 82 miles ( 132km ) along the coastline of Fife passing through many seaside villages. It  takes around six days to complete.

12. Speyside Way
A route that follows the River Spey through some of  the most beautiful scenery of Banffshire, Morayshire and Inverness-shire. It begins in Aviemore and ends at Buckpool harbour in Buckie - a distance of some 65 miles. There is a spur leading to Tomintoul bringing the total distance to some 80 miles ( 122 km ).

13. Rob_Roy_Way

footpath that runs for 92 miles ( 148 km ) from Drymen to Pitlochry.  The route provides spectacular views overlooking Loch Lubnaig, Loch Earn, Loch Venachar and Loch Tay and passes through Aberfoyle, Callander, Strathyre, Killin, Amulree and Aberfeldy.

The main walk is a 57-mile route from Portavadie on Loch Fyne in the West to Inveruglas on Loch Lomond in the East.

15. Cateran Trail

A scenic circular walking route of some 64 miles ( 103km ) in the Heart of Perthshire and the Angus Glens. 

16. Borders Abbeys Way

A route linking the four abbeys of Kelso, Jedburgh, Melrose and Dryburgh. It  includes the towns of Hawick and Selkirk. The full route is some 68 miles ( 109km ) in length.

A 62 mile ( 100km ) trail between the Scottish Borders town of Melrose and Lindisfarne ( Holy Island ) off the coast of Northumberland in England.

18. North Highland Way

This proposed coastal route would run for 115 miles from John O’Groats to Cape Wrath in the north-westerly tip of Sutherland taking in Dunnet Head, Holborn Head, Strathy Point and Skerray. One of the  features of the far north is the outstanding sea-cliff landscape.

19. Firth of Clyde Rotary Trail

The Firth o Clyde Rotary Trail ( FoCRT ) runs from the Mull of Galloway to Milngavie via Greenock and the Erskine Bridge.
The route comprises the Mull of Galloway Trail, The Ayrshire Coastal Path and the Clyde Coastal Path
The route links the Ayrshire Coastal Path  to the West Highland Way to complete a designated long distance trail from Mull of Galloway at the southernmost tip of Scotland to the most northerly at Dunnet Head.

20. John Muir Way

A long distance path starting on the east coast in Dunbar, the birthplace of John Muir, that is planned to run through the Central Belt of Scotland to Helensburgh on the Firth of Clyde in the West.

21. Annandale Way

A literary trail from Moffat to Newbie Barns on the Solway Coast.

22. Berwickshire Coastal Path

From Cockburnspath to Berwick upon Tweed.

23. Dava Way

This trail from Granton on Spey to Forres follows Victorian highland ailway lines.

24. Fomartine & Buchan Way

A cultural trail from Dyce to Fraserburgh and Peterhead.

25. Kintyre Way

A trail with seaviews from Tarbet to Southend.

A maritime trail from Forres to Cullen.

A trail through Burns country from Glenbuck to Ayr.

28. Three Lochs Way

A trail around Loch Lomond from Balloch via the Arrochar Alps to Inveruglas.

Hidden Heritage Trail: Tarbet - Arrochar circular walk

29. West Island Way

A trail around the Isle of Bute from Kilchattan Bay to Port Bannatyne

30. Strathkelvin Railway Path / Thomas Muir Trail:

31. East Highland Way

The East Highland Way is a new long distance walk that connects Fort William with the ski and mountain resort of Aviemore. It also connects  with other long distance walks: the West Highland Way, Great Glen Way and  Speyside Way.

32. Arran Coastal Way - a challenging and rugged long distance route runninf for some 100km        around the coastline of the Isle of Arran 

33. Stevenson Way - A wilderness walk of over 230 miles ( 370km ) across the heart of Scotland.
                                based on the book "Kidnapped" by Robert Louis Stevenson

The Scottish National Trail

This uses existing long distance trails and established walking routes to link Kirk Yetholm in the Borders with Cape Wrath in the north west corner of Scotland.

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Travel & Guide Books & Maps - Scotland:-

Western Scotland & the Western Isles OS Road Map Northern Scotland OS Road Map Southern Scotland OS Road Map Torridon Map Kintail, Glen Shiel - Map Arrochar Alps - Map Glasgow Popular Hills - Map Ben Nevis Map West Highland Way - Map

Glen Shiel & Loch Hourn - OS Landranger Map An Teallach & Slioch - OS Explorer Map Creag Meagaidh & Loch Laggan - OS Explorer Map Gairloch, Ullapool & Loch Maree OS Map Ben Nevis & Glencoe OS Landranger Map The Munros Map

  Walking the Scottish Highland Round  Scotland End to End - The Scottish National Trail  Walking in Scotland The West Highland Way  The West Highland Way

Walking in Scotland - Lonely Planet Scotland - Lonely Planet  Scottish Highlands Hillwalking Guide  Across Scotland on Foot  Walking Through Scotland - From the Border to Cape Wrath  North to the Cape - Fort William to Cape Wrath  Southern Upland Way

Great Glen Way Great Glen Way  Great Glen Way  Great Glen Way & Cycle Route  West Highland Way - Pocket Mountains  West Highland Way - British Walking Guide  

Dumfries & Galloway - 25 Walks Scottish Borders - 25 Walks St.Cuthbert's Way - Official Guide Southern Uplands Way  Southern Uplands Way  Southern Upland Way  Walking the Southern Upland Way  Walking the Outer Isles

West Highland Way: Official GuideWest Highland Way: Rucksac ReadersWest Highland Way: TrailblazerThe West Highland WayWest Highland Way: Footprint MapWest Highland Way - Map West Highland Way - Map West Highland Way Wet Highland Way - Official Guide

Ochils and Campsie Fells The Pentland Hills  The Border Country  Galloway Hills

Scotland - Lonely PlanetScotland's Highlands & Islands - Lonley Planet Scotland's Highlands & Islands - Rough Guide Highlands & Islands of Scotland - Hidden Places Rough Guide ScotlandScottish Highlands & Islands - Rough Guide Rough Guide: Scotland Lonely Planet, Walking in Scotland100 Hillwalks around Glasgow

50 Walks in Glasgow & SW Scotland 50 Walks in the Scottish Highlands & Islands 50 Walks in Edinburgh & Eastern Scotland 100 Walks in ScotlandVisit Scotland - Touring Guide Scotland: Where to Stay - Hotels & Guest Houses Scotland: Where to Stay - Bed & Breakfast Hillwalker: The MunrosHillwalker: The Corbetts

The Munros: Scottish Mountaineering Club The Munros and Tops The Corbetts - SMC Call of the Corbetts Munros & Corbetts Chart The High Mountains of Britain and Ireland Magic of the Munros The Munros - Scotland's highest mountains

Munro Almanac The Munros: Scottish Mountaineering Club Hamish's Mountain WalkThe Munros in WinterMy Scotland by Hamish MacInnes 50 More Routes on Scottish Mountains Scottish Mountains - 50 Classic Routes

The High Mountains of Britain and Ireland Scotlands 100 Best Walks Scottish Mountains - 100 Best RoutesBig Walks of Great Britain Classic Walks in Britain & IrelandScottish Hill & Mountain Names Classic Mountain Scrambles in Scotland Classic Climbs - Central & Southern Highlands

 Scotland's Far North  Scotland's Far West - 34 Walks

Mountaineering in Scotland and Undiscovered Scotland by W.H.MurrayMore Wilderness Walks Wilderness Walks Wilderness Walks 2 - Video Pathfinder Guide: Skye and NW Highlands WalksPathfinder Guide: Fort William and Glen Coe Walks Rambler's Guide: Ben Nevis and Glen Coe

Torridon: A Walkers Guide Scottish Hill Tracks100 Best Routes on Scottish Mountains Landscapes of the Scottish Highlands & the Isle of Skye The Glens of Rannoch Glens of Trossach Scottish Glens: The Atholl GlensNorth to the Cape - Fort William to Cape Wrath

  Southern Highlands - MapNorthern Highlands Central Highlands West Highlands The IslandsCentral Highlands SMCNW Highlands SMC Central Highlands: Six Long Distance Walks Exploring Scottish Hill Tracks

Mountain Days & Bothy Nights Northern Highlands, Volume 1 - SMC Northern Highlands, Volume 2 - SMC Winter Climbs: Ben Nevis and Glencoe Loch Lomond & Trossachs Walks The Grahams - Scotland's 2000ft Peaks The Book of the BivvyMountain Travellers Handbook

Geology & Landscapes of Scotland The Highland Geology Trail Weather for Hillwakers & Climbers Mountain Weather Guide to the Weather Weather: Collins Gem Hillwalking Handbook for Mountain Leaders Hillwalkers Manual Hillwalkers Guide to Mountaineering

First Aid on MountainsWalking the Munros Vol 2: Northern Highlands & CairngormsWalking the Munros Vol 1: Southern, Central & Western HighlandsScotland Travel Guide Lonely Planet Walking Through Scotland - From the Border to Cape Wrath Discovering Scotland - Atlas & Guide Britain's Best WalksBest Routes on Britain's Mountains

200 Challenging Walks in Britain & Ireland Scotland - The Wild Places - Colin Prior The Munro Show 1 & 2 - Muriel GrayFrontiers: The World's Best Hikes Great British Ridge Walks Torridon - Life & Wildlife in the Scottish Highlands

GPS for DummiesWilderness NavigationNavigation for Walkers


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