West Highland Way 3: Rowardennan to Inverarnan

This is perhaps the toughest section of the West Highland Way - taking by surprise any walkers expecting an easy lochside stroll. The route is very scenic with some beautiful native woodland as well as short, less attractive forestry sections - and good views over Loch Lomond for much of the way. Refreshment and accommodation is available at Inversnaid Hotel and Inversnaid Bunkhouse; and there are also two MBA bothies on route. Camping at Beinglas, and Hotel and B&Bs at Inverarnan near the stage end.

Terrain

Some forest tracks but also much rugged walking and ascent/descent on the lochside path which is very rocky and rough at times. Not suitable for bikes.

Public Transport

None to start. Summer ferry from Tarbet to Rowardennan, buses to Tarbet; Inverarnan has Citylink buses from Glasgow and Fort William.

Start

Rowardennan. Map and directions.

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