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Glencoe is nationally important for its landscape, wildlife, history and geology, as well as being the home of Scottish climbing. Here at Glencoe, we believe that education covers all ages and we have the natural and built facilities to offer excellent learning opportunities for a number of courses.

Through a network of employees including staff at Glencoe, with support from the regional office based in Inverness and head office in Edinburgh, we have a vast skills base.
We have a range of facilities on offer to a range of education providers.

500,000,000 years of geology
1,000,000 visitors to the Glen / year
180,000 visitors to the Centre / year
150,000 hill walkers each year
5,800 ha of fantastic landscape
5,000 years of human settlement
8 Munros

right on our doorstep.

We can offer the perfect place for field trips studying sustainable tourism, wild land and eco-psychology, conservation, geology, geography and Scottish history to name just a handful.

In addition to our amazing surroundings we also have a state of the art, award winning eco visitor centre. In the visitor centre we have a purpose built education room, perfect for indoor teaching sessions and consolidating field studies at the end of the day.  The room can seat up to 55 as theatre style and can comfortably accommodate smaller groups for seminars and meetings. The room houses a high resolution LCD projector for DVD, VHS, or PowerPoint presentation with large cinema screen and surround sound and PA system, microscopes, reference library and facilities for computer use.
bog jumping and
Buachaille Etive Mor
bog jumping and
Buachaille Etive Mor
Glencoe Visitor Centre
Glencoe Visitor Centre
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Three Sisters


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