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Glen Etive

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Drove as far as we possilbly could and every turn produced spectacular views. It is a single track... read more

Reviewed today
United States
Worth the sidetrip

I had been a bit nervous about driving back into Glen Etive on the single track road, but it was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Glencoe Village, Scotland
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All reviews single track road passing places james bond the river dead end beautiful drive red deer every corner take photos wonderful scenery the main road family home every turn take your time couple of hours wild camping scottish highlands
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Reviewed today

Drove as far as we possilbly could and every turn produced spectacular views. It is a single track road, so be prepared to pull over many times, but the drive is so worth it!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had been a bit nervous about driving back into Glen Etive on the single track road, but it was very easy and I am so glad that I did. The scenery through Glen Etive is gorgeous and there were very few people there. At...More

Thank Starlaker45
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have made a brilliant choice and have decided to visit the marvelous valley of Glen Coe along with the historic village of Glencoe, then you have a great opportunity to easily see some additional marvels which most unknowing visitors miss! Starting at the...More

Thank bltdjohn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Today, October 4 in 2018, we made the drive on this single lane road, in search of the location where the famous scene of Skyfall was filmed. The weather was quite horrible, but the scenery was stunning. And most of all, we found the location...More

Thank aeolijkan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it starts with the most photographed mt/hill in Scotland. Stunning hills, river, waterfalls. A gem. Just 12 miles each way (plan on 2 hrs total drive),due to one track road, which has plenty of passing turnoffs. Well worth it.

Thank HCzaj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The drive along River Etive is the most exciting part. You can make a number of stop at the passing place, and take beautiful photos. There is one location with small waterfall and rockpool. The road end at the carpark the you can have a...More

Thank KDH1976
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were eagerly looking forward to some dramatic awe inspiring scenery, after a difficult 50 minute drive on a winding single road. Instead due to poor weather, our final destination was most disappointing. Some beautiful scenery enroute

Thank sodesa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an absolutely amazing Scottish Glen with jaw dropping scenery. Off the beaten track and along a single track trail but so worth the visit. Rivers, waterfalls, trees, wildlife, etc. You owe this to yourself.

Thank davejohnbiking
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Takes some finding but lots of fun was had doing it. It’s a very isolated, desolate place but worth the effort !!

Thank MrsH2011
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small little road that is surrounded by beautiful Scottish Highlands and lots of waterfalls. Great hiking

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4 October 2018|
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Response from Monique D | Reviewed this property |
there is no carpark. you park on the side of the road and then hike or wild camp.
19 May 2017|
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Response from CalumDM | Reviewed this property |
A hour is enough. But better to take your time and take in the scenery and majesty of the Glen.