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Glencoe is an amazing place - internationally famous for its amazing landscape, its natural and cultural heritage. It’s a place of towering, spectacular, brooding hills, diverse and rare wildlife and of a famous yet tragic event in Scotland’s history.

Despite its bloody past, Glencoe has a fascinating history going back 350 million years when it was a volcanic crater measuring 5 miles (8 km) in diameter. These volcanic origins, later sculpted by ice and water, have resulted in the spectacular mountains which are a haven for walkers, climbers, mountaineers, skiers, and sightseers.

Visitor Centre
Visitor Centre Exhibition

Glencoe Visitor Centre

With exciting interactive displays and activities for both adults and children. ‘Living on The Edge’ explores the landscape, wildlife and history of Glencoe. Follow the history of the famous massacre of Glencoe with a 15 minute video presentation. The centre also includes a cafe, shop, outlook station and viewing platform.




on 27/05/2015 s duthie said:

Get the sence of the beauty

Outdoor ActivityRestaurant/Tea RoomDogs AllowedChild FriendlyPicnic Spot
Distance - 27 miles

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