A82, 17m S of Fort William and the visitor centre on this road
You can follow
the road through Glencoe by car, but some excellent walking and
climbing can also be done in the area.
interest at Glen Coe are scattered around quite an extensive area
- the mountains on either side of the glen, including the Three
Sisters, Glen Coe itself, along with Glen Etive, where many of
the MacDonalds actually lived, and the vast, unspoiled beauty
of Rannoch Moor are all some of the natural features which people
travel to see from near and far.
The Signal Rock, close to the information centre, was the old
clan gathering place, where the MacDonalds, who were spread out
over miles of glen, would meet if there was an emergency. Near
the Signal Rock is the Clachaig Inn which still has a sign on
the door stating -‘No Hawkers or Campbells’.
Glen Coe village is where the A82 meets Loch Leven. Nearby a memorial
cross stands on a hill, on it are the words: ‘In memory of MacIain,
Chief of Glen Coe, who fell with his people in the massacre of
Over the waters of Loch Leven, visitors will notice a small island
with speckled with gravestones. This is Eilean Munde, a burial
isle for the clan and resting place of MacIain