Difference between revisions of "Glencoe"
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Glen Coe is famous for its landscape - it is home to some of the most spectacular mountains in the UK. It was also the site of the historic Glencoe massacre of 1692. It is owned by the National Trust for Scotland.
Some of the other villages worth visitng in the area of Glen Coe:
Drive along A82 and you'll see it.
Regular local buses run to and from Fort William and Kinlochleven. Coaches running between Glasgow and Fort William, Kyle of Lochalsh and the Isle of Skye will also stop in Glencoe several times a day.
It's a walker's area.
Glencoe museum in the village.
The new National Trust visitor centre - it gives an explanation of the geology and history of Glencoe, and also an explanation of the work of the National Trust.
The best way to experience Glencoe is to walk. Recommended walks include:
For the more experienced:
Do not forget that rock climbing is a potentially dangerous activity and it is essential to be well equipped. Advice and Maps can be found at the Glencoe Visitor Centre.