The Great Glen Way is one of Scotland's `great' long distance trails. Few lovers of the open countryside can resist the charms of this sublime wilderness walk, which is just under eighty miles in total. The trail runs from Fort William to Inverness- the capital of the Highlands. The walk is for the most part low-lying and mainly follows towpaths and woodland tracks. It is therefore ideal for less experienced walkers but it does offer some challenging sections and there's also a munro (mountains over 3,000 feet) or two to bag along the way. Most of the route is suitable for cycling and as the trail hugs the course of the Caledonian Canal, it is possible to do large sections of the route via boat, canoe or kayak.