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Wilderness tranquility

If you want some peace and quite with time just to sit back and take it all in, this ticks all the... read more

Reviewed January 27, 2019
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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Great geological features to explore snd exciting driving.

I went to view GlenRoy whilst supervising a Duke of Edinburgh group walking through it. It is a... read more

Reviewed November 28, 2018
Forfar, United Kingdom
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Antiguo valle glacial, en Escocia, famoso por sus "paralel roads", marcas del hielo en la roca de distintas épocas glaciares
Roybridge PH31 4AH, Scotland
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Reviewed January 27, 2019 via mobile

If you want some peace and quite with time just to sit back and take it all in, this ticks all the boxes. Not sure how busy it is during the main holiday season,but it’s still worth a visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Q9652KWkeithw
Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

I went to view GlenRoy whilst supervising a Duke of Edinburgh group walking through it. It is a stunning place with clear lines of old beaches on the hill side. You can park at the top of the glen and walk beyond the houses to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 4, 2018

We were actually driving to Stirling when I saw the brown sign and being a little bored of driving decided to investigate. Really glad we did, after a very enjoyable drive down a winding country road we were rewarded with spectacular views over the ice...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

We have stayed in Roybridge and have been passing the sign for couple of days when we have finally decided to visit. Although it is only 3 Miles from Roybridge we drove as was not sure what to expect. The views from the top are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed May 9, 2018

I convinced my lady to drop me off for a hike here, and it was lovely. Once she drove away, the only things I heard were the wind rushing through my ears, a light rain tapping on my coat, and a cuckoo bird (make of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank John R
Reviewed April 24, 2018

Single carriageway walk through the glen for 5 miles or so for an easy walk. No dedicated off road walks but beautiful views

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

This was way more impressive as we could have imagined. Visible evidence of a glacial Terrain in such a beautiful area, we didn't expected anything like this. We wandered for hours all on our own, just cows, sheeps, Horses, eagles, deers, ruins and heather all...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed September 12, 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

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed July 25, 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

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank J3223FEmarka
Reviewed May 17, 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

Date of experience: May 2017
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