Things To See & Do

Visitors come to Glencoe for many reasons. Firstly, there’s the outstanding scenery and deep routed history that make the area so special. And then there’s the mountains, glens and lochs that draw climbers, walkers, skiers, kayakers and fishermen.

Here we list a few ideas for the many things to See & Do in the area, with a much broader overview available on our Clachaig Guide to Scotland’s most famous glen web site.

Watersports

Glencoe is famous for its mountains but there’s plenty of water too! The River Etive is a favourite with more…

Adrenaline

Climbing Try the Ice Factor for indoor climbing on their huge rock wall or challenging ice wall in Kinlochleven. 

Canyoning
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When Wet

Okay, so sometimes the skies aren't as blue as the pictures we use on our web sites. And, yes, sometimes…

Family Fun In & Around Glencoe

Here's a few ideas for activities and attractions in the Glencoe area that will appeal to all the family. Segway…

Golf

The Dragon's Tooth Golf Course, Ballachulish Whilst the Glencoe area is often associated more with adrenalin sports than the more…

Birdwatching & Wildlife

The wildlife in Glencoe is limited and probably due to the lack of natural shelter caused by high winds and…

Snow Sports

Scotland’s longest established ski area is just down the road at Glencoe Mountain Resort, and on a good day still…

Beaches

There's a variety of fantastic beaches dotted around the west coast of Scotland and when the sun comes out to…

Day Trips

With a holiday based in Glencoe there's a whole host of things to see and do throughout the entire year,…

Mountain Biking and Cycling

With ever increasing options on bike riding and cycle routes in Glencoe and surrounding area our web pages on Mountain…

Climbing

Glencoe’s climbing heritage is second to none with both summer rock and winter mountaineering routes in abundance. If you’re a…

Mountain Walks

Glencoe is blessed with some of Britain's finest high level mountain walking country. The routes and opportunities for adventure are…

Easy Walks

One of the real joys of a trip to Glencoe is simply taking it easy. Relax, read the papers and…

Fishing

Help! Help us to update this page. If you are a fisherman and know more about fishing in the wider…