Glen Coe


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Glen Coe

 (glĕn′ kō′)
A valley in the Scottish Highlands north-northwest of Glasgow. It was the site of a notorious massacre of Jacobites by Scottish soldiers loyal to William of Orange (February 13, 1692).
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The discarded loo was discovered by a team from the Scottish Avalanche Information Services on Sunday at Glen Coe in Inverness-shire.
If there's snow around then the skiing areas of Glen Coe are only a half hour's drive, as are ferry trips out to the island of Mull and the chance to see sea eagles.
ENJOY the stunning scenery of Glen Coe and soak up the post-Christmas atmosphere on a festive guided walking break this Twixmas.
Starting in Snowdonia the Kona 10 Challenge criss-crossed the British Isles taking in Croghan Hill and the Giant's Causeway in Northern Ireland before scaling Scaffell Pike in the Lake District then on to Scotland where Sophie's adventure trail took her from North Berwick Law to Arthur's Seat in Edinburgh the on to Glen Coe, the summit of Ben Nevis, the remote headland of Ardnamurchan and ended at Cuillin Ridge on the Isle of Skye - and all in 72 hours to raise money for Stand Up To Cancer.
Skyfall in 2012, the 23rd film in the James Bond franchise, featured an iconic scene in Glen Coe when Daniel Craig and his boss M, played by Judi Dench, stopped in his Aston Martin DB5 on the A82 by Buachaille Etive Mor.
The route, a 66-mile stretch from Lochgilphead to the Glen Coe mountains, was voted by retired drivers as their favourite in a survey conducted by insurance firm LV.
On the other side of the moor it dips down between the massive shoulders of Glen Coe, before crossing Loch Leven and running up to Fort William.
Climbers and walkers were warned the risk of avalanches on Scottish mountains was "considerable", and two men died while climbing in Glen Coe on Saturday.
The lochs and mountains of Glen Coe and Glen Nevis formed the backdrop for some of the most dramatic scenes in the films.
A gruelling 96 miles, it takes in Glen Coe, Rannoch Moor and the side of Ben Nevis.
The itinerary starts in London and then goes to the most scenic parts of England including Woodstock, the Cotswolds, and the Lake District, before continuing on to Scotland to see Edinburgh, Stirling, Ballachulish, the Trossachs, Rannoch Moor, Glen Coe, Inveraray, and Glasgow.
Glen Coe, the scene of a notorious massacre, has an aura of tragedy in his wide-shot view of the whole valley.