Lost Valley is a 4.0 kilometer out and back trail located near Ballachulish, Highland, Scotland that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and trail running.

Distance: 4.0 km Elevation Gain: 262 m Route Type: Out & Back

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rocky

1 month ago

Beautiful, moderate hike. A few short rock scrambles that can be slippery. We camped in the valley overnight and surprisingly were the only people. Even at midnight, we could still appreciate the views of the valley from the almost full moon!

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rocky
1 month ago

Quite a few people on the trail, but it didn’t feel crowded. Amazing views despite the typical Scottish weather.

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1 month ago

Fun, quick hike that gives you a taste of Glencoe terrain. Midges were very active beginning if June.

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2 months ago

This was a pretty walk up to the opening of the hidden Valley, an amazing site at how huge and open this valley was. Almost the entire walk you can hear water, and for 1/3 of it there is a creek beside you. We decided to refresh the feet on the way down and have a soak in the water. It was very cold, but felt great. Definitely a simple but powerfully pleasant hike with great views.

2 months ago

Amazing views all the way up!

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2 months ago

Brilliant rocky hike with a climb into the Lost Valley. Definitely worth going all the way to reach the hidden valley which was used by the MacDonalds of Glen Coe to hide their rustled cattle. We had the open valley to ourselves where we sat and admired the surrounding waterfalls, stream and snow capped mountains of Bidean Nam Bian with a sandwich!

2 months ago

Thoroughly enjoyable walk. Fantastic views throughout. Could be precarious when wet.

Amazing hike! Did that late February 2019 with lots of rain, yet it worth it. Strong and a bit harsh start with quite a bit height gain, becomes easier as you enter the valley. Be careful after rainfall, as the water level increases. (just don't go too close to the edges/river)

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rocky
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5 months ago

Did this back in September 2018, got up at the crack of dawn and did the walk in about 3 hours, with plenty of breaks and chatting to other hikers, it did get busy until on our way back down, but absolutely breath taking, and definitely worth it even if it’s raining! Couldn’t recommend more.

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10 months ago

Gorgeous short hike for a taste of Glencoe.

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10 months ago

This was a breathtaking hike. The best way to describe it is a hybrid between a walk up to the Jedi temple and a scene from the Lord of the Rings. My boyfriend and I (both 28 and decently regular hikers from Colorado, USA) made it to the top of the water fall in 2:30 hours hiking at a comfortable pace. We encountered two rain showers so pack rain gear that will keep you dry enough. We made it with just wind breakers. And don’t be scared off by the rain unless there is thunder (which we never heard). If we would have turned back at rain we would have missed 3/4 of the gorgeous hike. Amazing. Pictures do it no justice.

Monday, April 30, 2018

A good trail leads up to this pretty valley up away from the crowds of Glen Coe. Be warned this is very much a mountain environment - too many appear up here with out map/compass and in inappropriate foot wear. If it rains the trail is much harder to follow: the rocks and river can become quite treacherous.

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

This was an amazing stop and a highlight of my Highlands tour many years ago. Just east of Glencoe village, this area is remarkably rugged and beautiful. I stopped at an overlook near The Three Sisters, hiking down a short distance to the River Coe, and then part of the way up into the Lost Valley. I truly hope to get back to this special place one day so I can experience it again and explore it more thoroughly!

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