Find yourself at the lowest point of a valley with green, wild, rocky mountains looming overhead at Glen Coe. This U-shaped glen was formed in the last Ice Age by a glacier, leaving behind a 16 km (10 mi) long, 700 m (0.4 mi) wide stretch of scenic beauty. The serene landscape is ideal for a countryside hike, with many different tails varying in difficulty to choose from. Stop by the visitor center to learn more about the natural surroundings; on-site amenities include a small museum, restaurant, and cafe, where you can warm up with a coffee after a nice hike. Arrange your visit to Glen Coe and discover more family-friendly attractions in Glencoe using our Glencoe trip planning app.
Tours to Glen Coe
$72 BOOK WITH VIATOR Scottish Highlands, Loch Ness and Glen Coe Day Trip from Edinburgh
Duration: 12 hours
Glen Coe reviews
Great place for photos whatever the weather, you can get some amazing pictures of the panorama from blue sky scenes to moody dark and cloudy ones. Lots of walking trails to get you out into the glen..... more »
Unbelievably beautiful valley. Lots of walking routes starting from the road side on the road to Glencoe town before the visitor centre. more »
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