With its towering peaks, deep glacial valleys and sprawling moors, Glencoe is one of the most visited regions in Scotland. This area has been the set of many fims and TV shows including Skyfall (2012) and Outlander, the hugely successful TV series.
Glencoe in Scotland, is a beautiful Highland village lying at the foot of Glen Coe, on the shores of Loch Leven. Located within the Outdoor Capital of the UK, the impressive mountains, lochs and rivers offer a unique range of activities, stunning scenery and plenty of space to roam free. There are plenty of shops, cafes and museums for the more relaxed traveller.
Glencoe Ski area is roughly 15 miles (24 km) from Glencoe village. It is the oldest ski area in Scotland, with seven lifts which serve a variety of ski runs. Glencoe ski area offers amazing views looking over Rannoch Moor.
Featured on our Scotland on Film page, the Glencoe area in the Highlands is so popular with Hollywood’s directors, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004), Highlander 1 and 3, Braveheart, Rob Roy (1995) and most recently the hugely successful TV series Outlander were all filmed in the Glen.
The iconic landscape, the Pass of Glencoe, features in the 23rd James Bond movie, Skyfall (2012). Bond (Daniel Craig) and M (Judi Dench) gaze across the moorland towards the head of the pass of Glencoe.
In the meantime, please just click on the links below for the full range of holiday accommodation, from high quality hotels near Glencoe, to nearby Glencoe B&Bs and guest houses. There are also a good range of self-catering cottages around Glencoe. There is a wide range of attractions, places to eat and other activities to suit all tastes in and around Glencoe.
Rannoch Moor, near Glencoe, was the filming location for scenes in the Outlander TV series. For accommodation near Outlander filming locations, please check out our dedicated Outlander Locations page.
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