News & Announcements from the Great Glen Way
Bridge works at Inverlochy
Following the bridge works at Inverlochy, work has now been completed and the route has re-opened. Thank you for your co-operation during these works.
Forestry works north of Invermoriston
There will be Rhododendron and non-native tree removal on the GGW north of Invermoriston starting on 10/11/15 and lasting for 6 weeks. Route users will still be able to pass, with the usual precautions in place – please obey all signs and instruction from ground staff.
Works will be from the bottom of the Invermoriston link path to just past the first turn off on the forest track (click title of post to view map).
Works taking place at Alt Na Chriche
The Forestry Commission Scotland is undertaking tree thinning along part of the Great Glen Way at Alt na Chriche, to improve wildlife habitat and the visitor experience. There is no restriction to access but it is an active work site, so as to remain safe at all times please follow signage and instruction from site staff, work will continue until 6th November.
Harvesting works at Blackfold
Harvesting works are planned to take place at Blackfold in late September 2015. Diversions will be in place and we will keep you updated here on Facebook as the plans are confirmed.
Invergarry & Fort Augustus Railway Museum Update
The Station Project is a community based project which aims to create a museum dedicated to the Invergarry and Fort Augustus Railway on the site of the old Invergarry station, creating replicas of the original buildings, relaying the track as far as possible and displaying relevant artefacts. There will be a short demonstration line were visitors will be able to experience a heritage train ride.
Briefing notes for 2015 can be found here.
08/12/2014 – Works being carried out on canal towpath
Scottish Canals has secured £600,000 of funding to upgrade the Caledonian Canal towpaths on the Sustrans National Cycle Network (NCN) Route 78. Towpath users may experience disruption in access along the towpath whilst these works are in progress. The contractors, MacKenzie Construction have site signage giving instruction for route users. Drivers of vehicles may be temporarily re-routed at certain locations, please follow on-site signage. Please click the title of this article for more information.
20/10/2014 – Works on NCN 78 paths between South Laggan and Aberchalder
Please be aware that work will be starting shortly on the laying of paths and surfaces for the new National Cycle Network 78 (Campbelltown to Inverness). There may be short sections of the route where you will be escorted through the works when machinery is operating between South Laggan and Aberchalder.