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Cicerone Guides: The Great Glen Way: Two-way Trail Guide

Walking / Outdoor Guide

Series: Cicerone Guides

By: Paddy Dillon

160 pages, col illus

Cicerone Press

Paperback | Mar 2007 | #168895 | ISBN-13: 9781852845032
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NHBS Price: £12.95 $16/€15 approx

About this book

The Great Glen Way measures 117km (73 miles) and its course includes easy, level stretches alongside the Caledonian Canal, undulating forest tracks, lakeside paths, old drove roads and military roads, as well as contrasting stretches over heather moorlands or through city suburbs. This work talks about the great Glen way.

'The Great Glen Way provides a good introduction to long distance walking in Scotland. A low-level, waymarked route through the grandeur of the Scottish highlands, its 73 miles takes on e from Fort William to Inverness. Or even vice-versa, as the author has written instructions for either direction.With over 30 guidebooks to his name, the author is well known as a reliable and interesting writer and this one maintains his reputation.'(Strider / August 2007)Check out the review on the following website: Undiscoveredscotland.com


Contents

Introduction Geology Brief history The Caledonian Canal Animals and plants The Loch Ness Monster Travel to the Great Glen Travel through the Great Glen Traveline Scotland Familiarisation with the Great Glen Accommodation Food and drink Money Tourist Information Centres Maps of the route When to walk Daily schedule Scottish Outdoor Access Code Rescue services Great Glen Way Rangers Great Glen Way - south to north Fort William Day 1 - Fort William to Gairlochy Day 2 - Gairlochy to North Laggan Day 3 - North Laggan to Fort Augustus Day 4 - Fort Augustus to Invermoriston Day 5 - Invermoriston to Drumnadrochit Day 6 - Drumnadrochit to Inverness Great Glen Way - north to south Inverness Day 1 - Inverness to Drumnadrochit Day 2 - Drumnadrochit to Invermoriston Day 3 - Invermoriston to Fort Augustus Day 4 - Fort Augustus to North Laggan Day 5 - North Laggan to Gairlochy Day 6 - Gairlochy to Fort William Appendix 1: Route summary Appendix 2: Timeline history Appendix 3: Useful information Appendix 4: Gaelic-English glossary

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Biography

Paddy Dillon is a prolific outdoor writer with over a score of books to his name. He lives on the fringe of the Lake District, and has walked, and written about walking, in every county in England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. He has walked in many parts of Europe, as well as Nepal, Tibet, and the Canadian Rockies.

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