Things to see & do from Glencoe
Glencoe Mountain Cottages provide the perfect base for both outdoor and touring holidays, as well as holidays where you just want the peace and tranquility to relieve the stress of modern living.
Touring and Day Trips in your Car
Glencoe Mountain Cottages provide a wonderful base for touring the sea lochs and glens of the Western Highlands. During the past year our guests have travelled far and wide on day trips. Listed below is a small sample of some of the most popular days out.
Isle of Mull – Crossing by ferry then onto the islands of Iona and Staffa.
Isle of Skye – Driving along ‘The Road to The Isles’ to Mallaig and then by ferry to Skye.
Oban – Watching the ferries sail to and from the islands and seeing the fishing boats landing their catch. Many of our guests have enjoyed a guided tour of the distillery!
Fort William – Visiting the Ben Nevis Visitor Centre, the Ben Nevis Distillery and going on wildlife cruises on Loch Linnhe. Many guests enjoyed a ride on the Mountain Gondola at Nevis Range to enjoy the stunning views, and also stopping for refreshments at the Snowgoose Restaurant.
Jacobite Steam Railway – Very popular day trip on the ‘Harry Potter Hogwarts’ train to Mallaig and back. The West Highland Line has been voted as one of the outstanding Railway Journeys oi the World.
Corran Ferry to Ardnamurchan – Wonderful drive around the peninsular with lots of stops for walks to stunning sandy beaches followed by a trip to one of the many tea shops!
Loch Ness and the Great Glen – keep you binoculars at the ready!
Land Rover Safaris in Glencoe – Go with a ranger from The Glencoe National Trust for Scotland Visitor Centre to learn about the history, wildlife and geology of the glen. Dedicated children’s safari’s are also available.
Swim Lunches – available at two local hotels. Enjoy lunch in their bars or restaurants and go for a free swim.
There are several good places to eat in the immediate Glencoe area, and further afield you have a great choice to consider for a special lunch or evening dinner…..
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