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James Bond Skyfall Location in Scotland – Must Do!

Are you a massive 007 fan and always in awe of the amazing locations that Bond is always jetting off to? Well if you’re on a trip to the Highlands don’t miss this James Bond Skyfall Location in Scotland!!

James Bond Skyfall Location in Scotland

Remember this scene… On the way to Bond’s childhood home!

It’s incredibly scenic, just off a major tourist route and yet barely anyone goes here as its a dead end road!

James Bond Skyfall Location in Scotland

I made it! Glorious in all weather …!

James Bond Skyfall Location in Scotland

The location is called Glen Etive and the turn off is just a few kilometers after the Glencoe Mountain Resort heading towards Fort Williams. You will cross a bridge and it’s just on your left. If you have GPS available (just chuck into google maps) the exact co-ordinates are 56°37′10.31″N 04°55′51.23″W however the vista is almost unmissable and there is only one bridge along the road. There is also a modified road sign to mark the spot.

James Bond Skyfall Location in Scotland

Not exactly an official sign but it works!

We visited in summer and freedom camped [read more here about Freedom camping in Scotland] which was an amazing experience however be aware of two things. One, in summer it’s completely green and doesn’t quite look like the film. Two, there are midges everywhere. It’s horrible and incredible at the same time. If you get the chance better to visit in winter as it is all accessible from the car.

James Bond Skyfall Location in Scotland

It’s no Aston Martin but WOW was it a fun road trip!

Don’t forget to drive the entire road as the vistas change at everything before you eventual reach a dead end at the sea. Be slow and steady on the roads and you will soon be wondering how the hell 007 got an Aston Martin down here! Sadly the SkyFall mansion doesn’t not exist and was created as a film set in Surrey, England on Department of Defence land but if you continue along the road you might notice that one house bares a striking resemblance to the film!! It’s private property however so be sure to keep out.

James Bond Skyfall Location in Scotland

Down to the left…Its more than a passing resemblance you have to admit!

To find the road in look for the signs to Glen Etive, it’s just after the Glencoe Ski area heading into Glencoe. Go over the next bridge and its just after the sign on your left!

James Bond Skyfall Location in Scotland

The road in should look something like this!

So now you all know about the James Bond SkyFall Location in Scotland! Make sure you don’t miss it on your next trip to the incredible highlands!

James Bond Skyfall Location in Scotland

And don’t forget while your there to explore up to the end of the road…It’s worth it!

For more help in travelling Scotland check out my Highlights of Skye guide, Highlights of Highlands, Guide to Isle of Muck, Freedom Camping or Hogmanay in Edinburgh. Enjoy the temperamental Scottish weather!

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