The highest mountain in the United Kingdom

The mountain can be tackled in a number of different ways, the normal choice being the Tourist Path from the visitor centre.   There is nothing wrong with choosing this option, it is just a very busy route most days.   Typically people of a reasonable fitness level will take 3-4 hours up and 2-3 down.  There are other ways that can be used, The Ledge, The Arete as described in other articles.