Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Glencoe, Scotland. You can choose from 3 Glencoe hostels. In total, there are 3 cheap places to stay in Glencoe such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $9 for a dorm.
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The village of Glencoe, Scotland, is situated in the Scottish Highlands and is a nature-lover’s paradise. Glencoe’s scenery is the biggest drawcard here -- the narrow valley Glen Coe itself is one of the most famous glens in Scotland.
Outdoor activities are the name of the game here. When in the area, many visitors will embark on walks on the numerous hiking and walking trails in the area. These are an ideal way to take full advantage of the stunning scenery. Popular walks include Glencoe Lochan, Bishop’s Bay, The Lost Valley, River Coe, and Kinlochleven Pier Circular Walk. Other favourites with tourists and locals include St. John’s Church Forest Walk, Ballachulish, Ciaran Path to Old POW Camp, Callart Forest Walk, Ben Nevis, The Devil’s Staircase, Glencoe Orbital Track, and more.
If you really want to send your heart pounding, Glencoe also offers more adventurous activities. Among these are snow sports as well as cycle riding, bike hiring, paddle-boarding, canoeing, kayaking, ice climbing, segway adventuring, tubing, and fast boating. Glencoe is also a top spot for landscape photography or a round of golf.
Additionally, the village is teeming with tales from the past. Notably, Glencoe marks the site of the infamous Massacre of Glencoe. In this bloody showdown, thirty-eight members of the Clan MacDonald of Glencoe were murdered. Take a look at the Glencoe Massacre Monument if this is something that interests you. Other places to visit for history buffs is the James Stewart Memorial and the Glencoe Folk Museum.
If you prefer art to history, you can also check out art galleries such as the Holroyd Gallery and the Glencoe Studio Gallery.
There are several Glencoe, Scotland hostels available. These hostels in Glencoe, Scotland, are affordable, comfortable, and set against a picturesque backdrop. In quieter periods of the year (usually winter and non-peak seasons) you may even get a dorm room in a Glencoe, Scotland hostel to yourself even if you have only booked a bed.
Written by local enthusiast for Glencoe hostels Erin
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