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Fàilte do Shlighe a' Ghlinne Mhòir!

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News & Announcements from the Great Glen Way

Wind blow affecting the route


Please be aware of wind blow from the recent severe weather affecting the route: At present there are trees down between Fort Augustus and Drumnadrochit which the Great Glen Way rangers are dealing with. Also affected are parts of the route between Drumnadrochit & Abriachan and at Blackfold. Please take extra care on the route and follow directions from banks-men and rangers in the affected areas.

2015 Business Workshop


Following the success of previous meetings, we are pleased to announce that we are holding the 8th Great Glen Ways Business Workshop. It will be held on Wednesday February 11th 2015 at the Millennium Hall in Invermoriston. The event will run from 10am until 2 pm. Working in partnership will be the most effective way of ensuring continuing success for all our businesses and the Great Glen. The aim of the meeting is to bring together all relevant business concerns from the length of the Great Glen and a number of outside agencies. For more information, please click the title.

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.

08/12/2014 – Works on the High Route


Contractors will be doing repairs on the High Route between Fort Augustus and Invermoriston, above Invermoriston, and at the Grotaig end from Mon 8th Dec for at least one week. There are no access restrictions but there may be short delays when machines are in operation. Please follow advice on safety signs and from staff.

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.

2/11/2014 – Works on the A82


Please be aware of works on the A82, 0.5 miles north of Fort Augustus taking place between Sunday 2nd November and Friday 7th November which may disrupt your journey. These works will take place between 8pm and 6am and no works are planned to take place during working hours. Please click the title to see the location of the works.