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WHW - Day 1 - Milngavie to Drymen
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Photo from the walk - WHW - Day 1 - Milngavie to Drymen

County/Area - East Dunbartonshire & Stirling

Author - Peter Smyly

Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km

Ascent - nominal or unknown

Time - 6 hours 0 minutes

Grade - moderate

Day 1 of the West Highland Way provides a relatively easy introduction. Starting from the suburbs of Glasgow the route today includes little ascent.


 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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The West Highland Way

The West Highland WayGuidebook to walking the West Highland Way National Trail, a 95 mile Scottish long-distance route from Milngavie near Glasgow to Fort William, passing Loch Lomond and crossing Rannoch Moor. Suggested itineraries over 6 to 9 days. Includes accommodation guide and pull-out 1:25K OS map booklet.
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