When the last remaining lands of Lord Strathcona’s Glencoe Estate came up for sale in 2002, a local community bid was unsuccessful and it looked as though the historic lands would be lost from the community, however local resident Alistair MacDonald, a descendant of the MacDonalds of Glencoe, managed to secure loans to raise the £105,000 asking price and The Glencoe Heritage Trust was formed.  As Alistair points out, “these lands are where our ancestors lived and died, it is where we are and who we are”.

The acquisition of the land was a rare opportunity for the local community to ensure the preservation of this unique landscape, to raise awareness of the vital historical importance of the land both locally and worldwide and continue to educate through the preservation of manuscripts, photographs, gatherings and other tangible links.

The links below will tell you a little more.

The Land   -   The Trust   -   Repaying The Loan  -  Donate When You Shop Online

Our latest news, updates and forthcoming events information can also be found on our Facebook Page


Welcome to Glencoe Heritage Trust


Glencoe, perhaps Scotland’s most visited Glen has been associated with the mighty Clan Donald  …more

  Our Work

The Glencoe Heritage Trust undertakes to work with the local community…more

  How You Can Help

The trust is a non profit making charity … more


A selection of images taken in and around Glencoe, some stunning photographs …more


Recently awarded SCIO  - “Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation” from OSCR

Glencoe Heritage Trust    24a Carnoch   Glencoe   Scotland   Telephone: 01855 811490  /  01855 811 412   Email: glencoe-heritage@talk21.com

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