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Glencoe Visitor Centre

Closed Now: 09:30 - 17:30
Open today: 09:30 - 17:30
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Nice stop

Stopped here for some souvenirs after visiting Glen Coe. Nice shop and also able to get snacks and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Melinda A
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London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Difficult to find parking; overrun with tourists

We stopped here to get oriented and maybe take a short hike in the rain. It was so crowded... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
pasowine
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Paso Robles, California
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Glencoe Visitor Centre & Ranger Service. The National Trust for Scotland has cared for Glencoe & Dalness since 1935. We work to maintain footpaths, look after the fragile biodiversity and keep the landscape as precious and wild as it was when it...more
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:30
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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PH49 4HX, Scotland
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 27 May 2013

If visiting Glencoe, book the land rover safari. On the day we wanted to go , there was not a scheduled trip ,so we paid for a private trip. It was so worth the money, we went out with Ranger John McDonald, who has lived...More

6  Thank John G
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 29 September 2014

Following our stop at the Glencoe Visitor Centre, my husband and I spent the next few hours discussing how this visitor centre could "do it better" to meet the differing expectations of the visitors. That statement should tell you how we felt about our experience...More

3  Thank whosemother
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Im looking forward to the refurbishment being completed. Till then the grubby toilets, and canteen style cafe with a few shelves offering typical nic-nacs souvenirs should hang their heads for the £3.00 parking . If lacking in facilities due to refurb then drop the car...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for some souvenirs after visiting Glen Coe. Nice shop and also able to get snacks and visit the visitors centre. Also quite pretty and can go to the back for more views of this beautiful region.

Thank Melinda A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here to get oriented and maybe take a short hike in the rain. It was so crowded - difficult to get any help or discussion. There was a place to get food but it was also overflowing. Fortunately, there was a wonderful trail...More

Thank pasowine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in here on way to fort william. Greeted by very friendly young lady who took our order and told us to take a seat and she'd bring it to us. Tea and cappuccino arrived promptly followed by the toast. Really tasty and excellent value....More

Thank taylea
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hurricane coming inland from Atlantic so boat ride on Loch Lomond canceled. Rest stop on the way with our Gate1 tour. Got there at 9:00, opened at 9:30. Since we were here spent time here rather than sit in some restaurant. Saw video in museum...More

Thank kingofhma
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Some great views and good walks. There is a good information centre and the staff are very helpful. Make sure you wear good walking shoes and have water proofs handy the weather can be unpredictable.

Thank Robin D
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Signage was very poor and we had to turn around to see the access. This is not how we remember the Glen Coe visitor Centre from a previous visit some years ago. Disabled parking cost us £3 and the first thing you see when you...More

Thank sussexborn
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Nearly drove passed it, very poor signage. Just wanted information leaflets. They did not have any left ! Staff ignored us as they were chatting ! Car park £3 so glad i just ran in and out again so avoided the charge. Not worth the...More

Thank sharpking
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Have visited this on more than one occasion. A great place to walk around and take in the views and information available on the surrounding area.

1  Thank Brian S
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This is a beautifully designed, modern facility run by the National Trust for Scotland, built to fit discreetly into this natural beauty spot, providing lots of different interesting features, including: - a fabulous viewing platform across Glencoe that makes a stunning backdrop for photos -...More

2  Thank Debbie Y
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Susan T
8 September 2018|
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Response from PattyWup | Reviewed this property |
The exhibition is free for Trust members. Not sure but it will be about the nature and MacDonald massacre. We didn’t went in because it looks not so welcoming...and I think another 7GBP
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outabout2016
24 April 2018|
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Response from RachelM6093 | Property representative |
Yes, there is only an entrance fee for the exhibition not for the cafe, shop or restrooms.
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911Karen1960
13 April 2018|
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Response from Beth S | Reviewed this property |
The visitor center is a self led exhibit with a cafe and restrooms. There is coach parking availability.
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mekenq
23 March 2018|
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