Glen Quaich Road

Glen Quaich is a Scottish dangerous drive in winters

Located in Perth and Kinross, in Scotland, Glen Quaich is one of the most picturesque and dangerous roads of the country. It's one of the highest roads of the country.

Can you drive the Glen Quaich?

Set high in the Highlands of Scotland, it’s said to be one of the most stunning drives in Scotland. The road is totally paved but extremely narrow in parts. The road is unsuitable for caravans, trailers and long vehicles as there are very few passing places. The road is very steep, hitting a 17% of maximum gradient through some of the ramps.

How long is Glen Quaich?

The road is 17.38km (10.8 miles) long, running east-west from Amulree to Kenmore. The drive offers stunning views of Loch Freuchie. It’s a two way road with traffic able to travel in both directions. This road offers keen drivers a chance to experience a few minutes of drive on steeply winding roads, and passengers to absorb breathtaking scenery.

Is Glen Quaich open?

Surrounded by green fields and patches of woodlands, this drive is not for the faint hearted. It tops out at 538m (1,765ft) above the sea level. The road is very treacherous in winters and can pose a danger to the public in the winter conditions. It can become especially risky when temperatures drop.

 

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