Around the Great Glen Travel Guide
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Plan Your Around the Great Glen Vacation
Defined by its striking topography, the Great Glen brings together mountains and myths, history and wild nature—then lets you wash it all down with a dram of the world’s finest whisky. The views from almost every twist and bend in the circuitous roads are enough to snatch the breath from your gaping mouth. There’s also plenty here for history buffs: this is where you’ll find Culloden Moor, where the last battle fought on British soil ended the hopes of the tragically outgunned Jacobite rebels in 1746.
In the Great Glen towns have a range of accommodations ranging from cozy inns to expansive hotels; in more remote areas your choice will usually be limited...read more
Inverness, Aviemore, and Fort William have plenty of cafés and restaurants in all price ranges. Inverness has particularly diverse dining options. Outside...read more
Things To Do in Around the Great Glen
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Castles, fortresses, and battlefields: Hear stories of the Highland people and famous figures like Bonnie Prince Charlie, and absorb the atmosphere... Read more
The road (A830) from Fort William northwest to Mallaig, though narrow and winding, is one of the classic routes of Scottish touring and is popularly... Read more
His life became the stuff of legends. Charles Edward Louis John Casimir Silvester Maria Stuart—better known as Bonnie Prince Charlie, or the... Read more
At the heart of Britain's largest national park (nearly 1,750 square miles of countryside) is a wild arctic landscape that sits on a granite... Read more
Techie travelers have embraced the fun, tech-driven, on-the-road adventure that is geocaching.... Read more
This week, we covered top destinations for great family getaways—from Disney World to dinosaur spotting.... Read more
Go on location in Görlitz, Germany, to the transporting set of director Wes Anderson's film... Read more
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