GLENCOE

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GLENCOE

Glencoe is renowned for its beauty, walking, wildlife and as the scene of the infamous Glencoe Massacre. On 13 February 1692, 38 men, women and children of the MacDonald clan were murdered by a regiment of soldiers whom they had welcomed into their homes. More died on the freezing mountainside.

Glencoe is an evocative place, made more so by various legends. It is also a well-known film location. The NTS Visitor Centre is a good place to start, provides a good general view, includes an exhibition and there are various walking trails nearby. The Visitor Centre is just off the A82, south of Glencoe village.

Region/Nation
Location/Address
Glencoe Visitor Centre
County
Argyll
Post Code
PH49 4HX
Main Historic Period
Stuart
Link to featured article
Tip/Nearby
Glencoe Folk Museum and memorial
Primary Management
National Trust for Scotland

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