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Glen Roy National Nature Reserve

Roybridge PH31 4AH, Scotland
01397 704716
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Worth the detour!

We spotted the road sign for Glen Roy Ice Age Landscape and decided to take a look. Despite being... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Quick visit, but worth it for the view.

On a family holiday in the area and was drawn to this reserve by the B&B we were staying at. The... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2017
Mark A
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Antiguo valle glacial, en Escocia, famoso por sus "paralel roads", marcas del hielo en la roca de distintas épocas glaciares
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good42%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“single lane” (2 reviews)
Roybridge PH31 4AH, Scotland
01397 704716
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

We spotted the road sign for Glen Roy Ice Age Landscape and decided to take a look. Despite being signposted as only 3 miles away it felt like it took a very long time to get there! We almost turned back twice thinking that we...More

1  Thank nervette
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

On a family holiday in the area and was drawn to this reserve by the B&B we were staying at. The weather was lovely and decided to drive up the one track road. After twists and turns we found the outlook. A small information plaque...More

Thank Mark A
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We stayed one night locally at the Stronlossie inn and the staff gave me directions for a walk when we arrived. I went about 1 3/4 miles but then had to return for dinner. Next morning we took the car up to see the ice...More

Thank Mary G
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful part of the country. Lots of wildlife. Many viewpoints. Perfect for anyone taking a stroll on a fine day. We were in the rain and was even better in my opinion. Love these places in Scotland

Thank Liam N
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Great views from the car park a few miles up the glen (on left). Information available from Lochaber Geopark Association at the Darwin's Rest in Roy Bridge or on the Scotland's National Nature Reserve website.

Thank Stewart P
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

I love nature mountain Gulley scene... You can try a big loud shout and the echo is beautiful. In summer time, Glen Roy is beautiful clear and green. I bet winter time, it's different view for sure! It's easy to recognize Glen Roy location, there's...More

Thank ABVisor
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Having been interested in glaciation since my school days, I stumbled across reference to this landscape feature close to where we were staying in Spean Bridge. After driving along a single lane track for about 3 miles you reach a parking area with an informative...More

Thank HilaryJA
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We were staying at Roy Bridge and passed the sign to this ice-age scene every day. I had a spare morning and drove up to the viewpoint which is about 3 miles from the main road. Worth a side trip, nice viewpoint, great place to...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Travel - Scotland, Parallel Roads, by the way you can see the Battle of Mulroy Memorial - it is said that it was the last battle when bows were used - 1688. Parallel Roads is a lay of the land where once upon a time...More

Thank Hfamily111
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Beautiful nature, which gives good energy, peace. I visit three times and still would like to come back ....You have a priceless value:) I wish everyone visits...

Thank nezinukea
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