We have negotiated a number of benefits for Friends of the North Highland Way:

  • Covid 19 buster… ViewRanger have offered a 20% discount. This is only for paid up Friends of the North Highland Way… so join us now”
  • A beautiful book of the best “100 Outstanding British Walks” published by Ordnance Survey.  Includes a Premium  six month subscription to OS Maps – worth £19.99.   Offer to individual paid up members of the Friends of the North Highland Way only.
  • Access to a walking app for the North Highland Way
  •  Access to a heritage app for the far north
  • Preferential treatment by our ATOL partners
  • A book about Dunnet Head
  • Passport to the North Highland Way

Downloadable maps

when you purchase the books, you get the maps free.

Join the Friends of the North Highland Way and get these products free…  Cost £20.00 per year.  We are always reviewing our offers, so check back regularly.

You can also get a card to give you access to all of the leisure centres and visitor attractions on the north coast when you join us.  This is an extra cost determined by the issuer of the card.
You can purchase our passport and get a free self guided tour to Dunnet Head

Friends of the North Highland Way include Ordnance Survey, View Ranger, Walking World and Better Century.  South Regional College in Northern Ireland has become a “Friend of the North Highland Way” by developing the passport to the North Highland Way.  Students of the class of 2018/2019 of the Level 3 Art and Design Course in Lurgan worked hard on the graphics for the passport which is now available as part of the “Friends” package.  Author Peter Wright (who volunteered for the John Muir Trust for many years and provided us with copies of “Ribbon of Wilderness” and “Nature’s Peace”), author Peter Hill (who kindly donated his book “I May be gone for some time”), Stuart Prince who wrote the book “Barry Beats Britain: The Coasters GB Story” in which there is a significant section about the far north.

Accommodation providers in the area are invited to submit walks in their area in return for a link on the accommodation map we are producing.  Accommodation in the area between John o Groats and Durness and 10 miles inland outwith this area should  Accommodation providers sign up page. We are in touch with a couple of guides in the area and looking at guided tours. Tours are ex Inverness but itineraries and accommodation will be the responsibility of the guide.

10% of the profits from this project go to the John Muir Trust which has the same aims and objectives as the developer of the Way.

At this stage, this does not include travel and tour products.  This is at the discretion of the suppliers.

Culture and Heritage

With strong historical and cultural links between Spain, Scotland and Ireland (both North and South), you can  join the Hispanic Society of Carrickfergus and get discounted Spanish lessons from a native speaker, access our on line magazine, and other benefits.

Join us

Join us.. we are making great progress.  The social and environmental impact of the North Highland Way could be enormous if we had the route we planned.  That is to say, a multi use route. We are getting there.

When  you join Friends of the North Highland Way as a member, you are helping develop the Way.  You can also take our challenge in 2021.

The challenge for 2020 is cancelled due to the Coronavirus but will be on around the same dates in 2021.  Watch this space!