Taransay Cottage at Bridge of Orchy - on the West Highland Way

Taransay Cottage, Bridge of Orchy on the West Highland Way

The West Highland Way with our  cottage in the distance.

West Highland Way Runners!

The world famous West Highland Way long distance walk passes through Bridge of Orchy. The West Highland Way passes under the railway at the station and then past the back of our cottage. The long distance West Highland Way is one of the top walks in the world according to Wanderlust Magazine. It stretches from Milngavie near Glasgow, up past Loch Lomond and into the Highlands, ending at Fort William some 151km (96 miles) North. The route is also popular for those walking in the opposite direction.


Walk the West Highland Way, at Bridge of OrchyYou will pass beautiful lochs, stunning glens, and majestic Munros, including Scotland's highest mountain Ben Nevis. Locally, the West Highland Way winds its way up from Tyndrum through Bridge of Orchy, and our cottage is actually adjacent to it. Many visitors take day walks on the West Highland Way with only about a third making the entire journey. The entire route usually takes 6 or 7 days. Bridge of Orchy is a popular stopping-off point on the journey.


We have actually walked the entire West Highland Way and are happy to provide information and advice if you are planning to walk part, or all, of the route, email us. If you are looking for B&B on the West Highland Way try Stance Cottage, Bridge of Orchy.

Walk the Way in 7 days or run it in just 14 hours!