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Glen Etive

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Sunset at north Loch Etive

If you drive south from the Three Sisters viewpoint, after 18 km of a one lane mountain road you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Arad County, Romania
Stunning step back in time

A 12-mile long dead-end road ... what’s to like about that? Lend me your ears, and I’ll tell you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Benfleet, United Kingdom
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All reviews single track road passing places james bond the river dead end beautiful drive red deer every corner take photos breathtaking scenery off the beaten track a wee bit family home every turn out of this world isn t the main road
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you drive south from the Three Sisters viewpoint, after 18 km of a one lane mountain road you will reach one of the most beautiful places from western Scotland. We met a stag with his deers grazing right on the road side and we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gil13AR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A 12-mile long dead-end road ... what’s to like about that? Lend me your ears, and I’ll tell you! Not a drive for the faint-hearted, as there are some blind bends and summits, and drops to the river, which you follow all the way to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paul1960_4
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We drove from Edinburgh in a rental with stick shift and left hand drive (coming form USA) but the trip was absolutely worth it, the sights and nature was in par with some areas of Switzerland..

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tahirsair
Reviewed October 29, 2018

That's pretty much it, folks. It really is like driving through a gorgeous painting. Driving does take a fair amount of patience, but you'll be happy you aren't able to speed through this valley. Make sure you don't block all of the passing stops (the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank TheFress
Reviewed October 18, 2018

Drove as far as we possilbly could and every turn produced spectacular views. It is a single track road, so be prepared to pull over many times, but the drive is so worth it!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lifebeginsat65
Reviewed October 11, 2018

I had been a bit nervous about driving back into Glen Etive on the single track road, but it was very easy and I am so glad that I did. The scenery through Glen Etive is gorgeous and there were very few people there. At...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Starlaker45
Reviewed October 8, 2018

If you have made a brilliant choice and have decided to visit the marvelous valley of Glen Coe along with the historic village of Glencoe, then you have a great opportunity to easily see some additional marvels which most unknowing visitors miss! Starting at the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank bltdjohn
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Today, October 4 in 2018, we made the drive on this single lane road, in search of the location where the famous scene of Skyfall was filmed. The weather was quite horrible, but the scenery was stunning. And most of all, we found the location...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank aeolijkan
Reviewed October 3, 2018

it starts with the most photographed mt/hill in Scotland. Stunning hills, river, waterfalls. A gem. Just 12 miles each way (plan on 2 hrs total drive),due to one track road, which has plenty of passing turnoffs. Well worth it.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank HCzaj
Reviewed September 26, 2018

The drive along River Etive is the most exciting part. You can make a number of stop at the passing place, and take beautiful photos. There is one location with small waterfall and rockpool. The road end at the carpark the you can have a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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October 4, 2018|
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Response from Monique D | Reviewed this property |
there is no carpark. you park on the side of the road and then hike or wild camp.
May 18, 2017|
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Response from CalumDM | Reviewed this property |
A hour is enough. But better to take your time and take in the scenery and majesty of the Glen.