Things to do in Glencoe

Activities, attractions and tours
Glencoe which includes a lake or waterhole, a coastal town and general coastal views

Glencoe Attractions

Let Expedia help you to experience the best that Glencoe has to offer! If you’re planning a trip to Glencoe, we can provide you with a list of the top sightseeing attractions, as well as helping you to find unmissable activities. Whether you’re travelling to Glencoe with your family, planning a romantic trip with your loved one, or visiting on business, we’ll make it easy to plan an unforgettable holiday that checks all the boxes.

Places of interest in Glencoe

Glencoe is crammed with must-see places to visit and things to do. We can help you decide where to stay in Glencoe, and make it a breeze to explore Glencoe and the surrounding areas with our guides on where to go, what to see and when to see it. No matter how long your stay, it’s easy to find places of interest in Glencoe to make sure that you enjoy your holiday to the fullest and don’t miss a thing. Leave the local knowledge to us and leave the hassle behind.

If you’re planning a visit to Glencoe, why not check out our handy guides to places of interest in the area? You can browse lists of things to do, learn about the most popular attractions, and get help with planning the details of your trip. Expedia makes it easy for you to check out all the top sights in Glencoe.

Glencoe attractions

Glencoe has something for everyone, so whether you’re planning to get active on a summer holiday, put a spring in your step with a romantic rendezvous, or pamper yourself with a leisurely winter trip, you’ll find plenty of attractions in Glencoe to keep you entertained. Expedia makes it easy to book your flight, hotel and rental car in advance, making for hassle-free travel and freeing you up to explore the sights of Glencoe.

Looking for things to do in Glencoe can be time-consuming, but we can take the hassle out of planning your holiday. Whether you’re looking to get active in the great outdoors, sample the cuisine of Glencoe or catch up with the vibrant local culture, our guides to Glencoe attractions ensure that you’ll have a successful trip, whatever the season. Happy trails!

Top things to do in Glencoe


Explore thousands of activities with free cancellation and no added fees.

Design your experience with airport transfers, excursions, day tours & more.


Top places to visit

1. Ben Nevis

Ben Nevis is the highest mountain in the United Kingdom. In the western portion of the Grampian Mountains, the picturesque giant dominates the skyline and overlooks several lakes. Join the many hikers and mountaineers who battle the elements year-round to conquer the mountain.
Learn more
Brave the conditions and climb to the summit of this mountain to see the ruins of an observatory from the 19th century.

2. Glenfinnan Viaduct

You can learn more about the history of Glenfinnan when you visit a well-known site such as Glenfinnan Viaduct. While you're here, you can savour the top-notch restaurants.
Learn more
You can learn more about the history of Glenfinnan when you visit a well-known site such as Glenfinnan Viaduct. While you're here, you can savour the top-notch restaurants.

3. Inverlochy Castle

You can learn about the history of Fort William with a trip to Inverlochy Castle. Visit the top-notch restaurants or lively bars in this quaint area.
Learn more
You can learn about the history of Fort William with a trip to Inverlochy Castle. Visit the top-notch restaurants or lively bars in this quaint area.

4. Loch Lochy

Loch Lochy is a vast freshwater lake in a valley surrounded by mountains. Its sides contain forests with a blend of wildlife and vegetation. Enjoy views of the water while having a picnic with your family along the lush green banks.
Learn more
Rent a boat to take out on this lake and appreciate spectacular views of forested hills. Learn about the Battle of the Shirts that took place nearby.

5. Commando Memorial

The Commando Memorial is one of the country’s most recognizable monuments. It is known for its poignancy as a war tribute and its commanding views of Ben Nevis and Aonach Mòr. Admire this large bronze sculpture consisting of three soldiers standing atop a stone platform.
Learn more
Against a mountainous backdrop is a statue that pays tribute to the fallen British Commandos of World War II.

Popular places to visit in Glencoe

Day trip destinations from Glencoe