Glen Coe Half-Day

Stop 1

View of Ballachulish Granite from North Ballachulish.

Stop 2

Ballachulish Slate Quarry (plus comfort point).

Stop 3

NTS Glen Coe Visitor Centre (plus comfort point, café, exhibition – if weather is bad we can include a geology talk here).

Stop 4

An Torr Car Park – Loop walk of about 3kms – mainly back road and good path – gives a good taste of Glen Coe – includes a quarry and river section.

Stop 5

View of lowest volcanics – Basal Andesite Sill Complex – 100m from road.

Stop 6

Scenic viewpoints.

Stop 7

Queens Cairn viewpoint and flow-banded rhyolites, including a walk along part of the old military road.

This route then leaves the party at the top of Glen Coe on the A82 southbound.

Walking Difficulty

There are many excellent viewpoints just off the road, any walking undertaken will be on good quality paths. This excursion can be tailored to the physical abilities of the group.

Bus Rental Prices

The quotes below are roughly the price range for renting a bus and driver for a geology trip to Glencoe.  please contact us to arrange a firm quote and tours where transport is not needed and a guide only is required.

Half Day Trip Full Day Trip
16 Seater £240 £260
29 Seater £260 £290
39 Seater £290 £320
49 Seater £320 £350


Please email the Geopark if your interested in organising a group tour.