Great Glen Way 👣 Slighe a'Ghlinne Mhòir

Great Glen Way Rangers
Maoir-dùthcha Slighe a' Ghlinne Mhòir

The management and maintenance of the route is undertaken by the Highland Council. The Great Glen Way team consists of two Rangers in charge of events and maintenance based at the Great Glen Way office in Fort Augustus, and two members of the Highland Council Countryside and Long Distance Routes Development Team who are based in Inverness and who deal with the marketing and publicity for the route.

What does the team do?

  • Information and reports
  • Marketing and publicity
  • Maintenance
  • Events
  • Education
  • Conservation
  • Community

The Maintenance Rangers patrol and inspect the route regularly and undertake a variety of maintenance tasks, from felling trees to installing seats. They work closely with other agencies such as Forestry Commission Scotland to keep the route clear, safe and enjoyable for all users.

The Rangers also run events throughout the year aimed at getting people from all walks of life out on the route and enjoying the outdoors. For more details, please click here.

The Rangers provide environmental education , countryside interpretation and work regularly with local communities thoughout the Great Glen. Recent projects have included installing a willow dome at a local school, as well as helping them work towards Eco-School status. The Rangers also work with different community groups on Conservation Days to plant trees, such as Health & Happiness Highland, Action for Children and The Bridge.

The Great Glen Way team provides information and advice to users prior to commencing the route and while they are on the Way. It produces the Accommodation and Services Guide and also deals with enquiries by phone, post, email and website. It also works hard to promote the route and to develop new ways of marketing the Great Glen so that we can help improve business prospects and customer experience.

The team also produces and publishes a variety of reports on the route - all this information is available on our Ranger Reports page.

How to contact the Great Glen Way Team

Great Glen Way Rangers
Fort Augustus
PH32 4BT
Tel: 01320 366633
E-mail: [email protected]

Countryside and Long Distance Routes Team
Countryside & Long Distance Routes
Round Tower
Inverness Castle
Tel: 01463 255289
E-mail: [email protected]