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Glencoe Lochan

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Glencoe Village, Scotland
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Gentle but stunning walk

Its a flattish walk but great for photography - best to go early morning or late afternoon - there... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Beautiful, serene spot near Glencoe Village

Glencoe Lochan is an artificial lake created by Lord Strathcona (a former governor general of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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  • Average2%
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“lovely walk” (13 reviews)
“car park” (18 reviews)
“easy walk” (8 reviews)
Glencoe Village, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a flattish walk but great for photography - best to go early morning or late afternoon - there are less people around

Thank Island_Yoda
Reviewed 1 week ago

Glencoe Lochan is an artificial lake created by Lord Strathcona (a former governor general of Canada) in 1895 for his homesick Canadian wife Isabella.  We drove through Glencoe Village and followed the signs to the carpark. There are three marked trails –we followed the easy...More

Thank Anuj_Mithani
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped here with my kids. We took a bunch of pictures. It was a rainy day so we didn't stay too long. It is very beautiful, like most of the area around this part of Scotland. Would love to go back on a sunny...More

Thank LostALot22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Glencoe House and while there made use of the paths at Glencoe Lochan almost daily. We also had our elopement ceremony on one of the small docks in the lake. It was magical and the perfect setting. The trails are diverse...More

Thank csolan
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely place to come for a walk if you don’t want anything challenging. There are 3 different walks to choose from, all of which are easy to navigate and you can pick up one trail from another. Views are lovely and the area (in October)...More

Thank Kerstin H
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Came here for an evening stroll and to enjoy the reflections of the golden hour for photographers and filmakers. The area is unspoilt and well kept so other than the path you really feel human presence has untouched this area unlike much of the rest...More

Thank Finian P
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We were so lucky the morning we decided to do the walks at Glencoe Lochan, we arrived early and the water was so still the reflections of the surrounding trees on the lochan were beautiful to see. It was so quiet and tranquil. We could...More

Thank dandb
Reviewed 25 September 2017

What a beautiful place to be! My travel companion and I arrived early to Ballachulish and were unable to check in to our accommodations so decided to take this walk to kill some time (and SO glad we did). The trail is very easy to...More

Thank Trina110
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This absolute gem is so peaceful and beautiful you want to spend forever there. A little walk through some woods and you get to a lovely untouched lake that feels like its in the middle of nowhere. We had it all to ourselves and it...More

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I doubt anyone could not be moved by the love story behind this Lochan. Great walk and scenery is amazing with some of the best views of the Pap of Glencoe

Thank ryp15
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