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Great Glen Way: Walk or Cycle the Great Glen Way

Walking / Outdoor Guide

By: Jacquetta Megarry(Author), Sandra Bardwell(Author)

72 pages, 90 colour photos

Rucksack Readers

Spiralbound | Aug 2014 | Edition: 5 | #229957 | ISBN-13: 9781898481638
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About this book

This guidebook (fully updated 2014) contains all you need to plan and enjoy a holiday walking or cycling along Scotland's historic Great Glen (77 miles / 125 km). The Way runs between Fort William and Inverness, beside Scotland's highest mountain, along the historic Caledonian Canal and past beautiful lochs, including Loch Ness with its famous monster legend and Urquhart Castle. The drop-down map flap shows the whole route in five panels; on rainproof paper throughout; in full colour, with 90 photographs; visitor attractions and hills to climb including Ben Nevis; town plans of Fort William and Inverness; background on local geology, history and wildlife; summary of each section showing distance, terrain, altitude profile and food/drink stops; planning information for travel by car, train, bus or plane.

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Jacquetta Megarry took up long-distance walking and high-altitude trekking in 1999, and founded Rucksack Readers to deliver walking guidebooks in a rainproof, rucksack-friendly format.

Sandra Bardwell lives at Drumnadrochit in the Great Glen and walks the Great Glen Way frequently. In recent years she has written guidebooks for Lonely Planet, Rucksack Readers and Sunflower Books.

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