Glen Etive

Spectacularly scenic, popular with photographers, remote access from Glencoe.
Modern day living https://glenetivelivingcommunity.blogspot.com
Glen Etive, Ballachulish PH49 4JA
Famous for being the set for part of the Bond film, Skyfall. Ian Fleming's family had a lodge in Glen Etive.
6th Century = Home of Deirdre and Naoise whilst they were living in the area

The settlements of the Glen
Invereolan, Invercharnan, Drumachoish, Gualachulain, Dalness

The road is 17 miles, single track, dead end, but a "must recommend" to sight see. It can take over 2 hours to travel all the way down and back.
Kings House hotel is in Glencoe, at the very north end of the Glen Etive road, a place of refuge since the 1750’
Accommodation, coffee, soup, toilets

The Argyll and Bute Archives have some of the Glen Etive Estate records. These are now catalogued, and some of these records may be digitized having obtained permission.

http://catalogue.nrscotland.gov.uk/nrsonlinecatalogue/details.aspx?reference=GD170%2f3000 Papers of the Campbell Family of Barcaldine
1854, July 27. Has inspected the new Glenetive road; describes its condition with a sketch.

GD112 Papers of the Campbell Family, Earls of Breadalbane (Breadalbane Muniments) 1306-20th century
GD112/39 Correspondence c 1540-1655
GD112/39/481 Correspondence 1886-1888
Country code GB
Repository code 234
Repository National Records of Scotland
Reference GD112/39/481/1

Country code GB
Repository code 234
Repository National Records of Scotland
Reference RHP86198
Title Plan of lands of Invereolan, Invercharnan and Drumachoish, Glen Etive, Argyll
Dates 1832
Access status Open
Location On site (Sighthill)
Description Surveyor unattributed. Lithographer: W H McFarlane, Edinburgh.
Plan of lands of Invereolan, Invercharnan and Drumachoish (Drimchouhes), Glen Etive, the property of late Gen. Alexander Campbell of Monzie, with table of contents. (Damaged)
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Related material GD374
Archival history Murray, Beith and Murray, WS (GD374)
Title E M Stuart, Dalness, Glen Etive, to Breadalbane
Dates 2 Nov 1886
Access status Open
Location On site
Description Has no objection to recipient's suggestion that he should put up a shed on writer's side of the Etive, along with a bridge strong enough for a pony; need for a post three times a week instead of two as at present in the glen.
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