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48 hours alone in Glencoe Scotland

By - Richard - 20th March 2022

I desperately needed a break. What better place to come to than Glencoe in Scotland. In this video, I spend a precious 48 hours alone in the wilderness of the Scottish Highlands hiking up Beinn a’ Chrùlaiste, the Pap of Glencoe and driving down the Glen Etive Road, naturally visiting the spot where James Bond stopped in Skyfall.

Not everything goes to plan though as I crucially left behind my hiking boots and I get hideously lost on the way up the Pap of Glencoe. A spot of wild swimming in Loch Etive seems enticing, if a little cold.

The famous Buachaille Etive Mor

Featuring 4K drone footage of Glencoe on a beautiful weekend in the Scottish Highlands, this trip was a reminder to me of why it is so important to take breaks, get outside and experience nature at its very best.

The view from the summit of the Pap of Glencoe
About the Author

Richard Nicholls - Managing Director

Before launching Swift Films, Richard worked as a broadcast TV director and editor, working on programmes for the BBC, ITV and Sky.

A multi-skilled and technically-minded filmmaker, Richard is equally at home coming up with creative concepts as he is on location filming or pulling footage together in the edit suite.

Richard is a member of Independent Producers Scotland and has a love of cats, football, chocolate and Film Noir (in that order).