Glen Coe Travel Guide

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Glen Coe Overview

Glencoe is a famous valley ("glen") in Scottish Highlandsand also the name of the village adjacent to the glen on the western side. It is owned by the National Trust for Scotland and is considered one of the most spectacular and beautiful places in Scotland. It is apart of the designated National Scenic Area of Ben Nevis and Glen Coe. Loch Leven, in the adjacent area, is a salt water loch connected to Loch Linhe, a sea loch.

Glencoe is famous for its landscape - it is home to some of the most spectacular mountains in the UK. The glen is a U-shaped valley formed by Ice Age glaciation

It was also the site of the historic Glencoe Massacre that took place on 13th February 1692.


Glencoe Youth Hostel, Ballachulish, Glencoe, PA39 4HX, Tel: +44 (0) 1855 811219 E-mail: glencoe@syha.org.uk. Website: syha.org.uk, 62 Family Bunk Rooms, £ 8.50-9.50.

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