Glencoe is Scotland’s most famous glen, and its dramatic scenery has been the backdrop to an equally dramatic history. Glencoe today remains irresistible to climbers and walkers keen to explore this magical and mysterious place.
The most famous Scottish glen is also one of its most dramatic, with forbidding mountains, thundering waterfalls and sparkling lochs. Internationally famous for its amazing landscape and its natural and cultural heritage, Glencoe is one of Scotland’s finest wild landscapes.
The drama of the scenery is matched by Glencoe’s history, both real and imagined – myths, massacres, and movies are all now part of the fabric of this magical place. Adventurers are drawn from all over the world to tackle its many mountaineering routes, including eight Munros, while animal-lovers come to catch a glimpse of Scottish wildlife including red deer, golden eagles and pine martens.