Jaguar driver 'stuck in mud overnight' at James Bond beauty spot 

The reserve said in a social media post that the driver was 'happy' for the photo to be shared to warn others of dangers of off-road driving.

‘Not quite James Bond’ Jaguar driver stuck in mud overnight at Glen Coe beauty spot National Trust for Scotland

The driver of a Jaguar got stuck in mud overnight after driving off-road to a beauty spot in Glen Coe.

The motorist, parked up at the iconic spot featured in the 2012 film Skyfall from the James Bond franchise, became stuck in mud on a grassy path in the Highlands.

A ranger from the Glencoe Natural Nature Reserve, owned by the National Trust for Scotland (NTS), asked the driver to move their vehicle on the evening of Friday, July 5 in Glen Etvie.

However, by the next evening the Jaguar remained stuck in the same spot, with the driver said to be without phone signal to call for assistance.

The reserve said in a social media post that the driver was “happy” for the photo to be shared to warn others of dangers of off-road driving.

A post from Glencoe Natural Nature Reserve on Facebook read: “The driver of this not-inexpensive vehicle in Glen Etive was happy for us to share this photo to serve as a warning of what happens when you choose to drive off-road, beyond official parking areas or lay-bys!

“Our Ranger asked them to move their vehicle when she made her Friday evening tour into Glen Etive, where we chat to campers, giving advice on how to leave no trace.

The iconic spot at Glen Etvie featured in the 2012 film Skyfall from the James Bond franchise.Google Maps

“On Saturday evening they were still there, well and truly stuck, without any phone signal to call for help.

“Not quite a James Bond – Skyfall moment!”

Adding a warning, the NTS wrote: “If you love Glen Etive, please don’t spoil this special landscape. Stick to parking areas or lay-bys, don’t drive onto soft verges or park in passing places, which can obstruct traffic. If a lay-by is already full, drive on.

“It is illegal to drive off-road without the landowner’s permission (and we would never give it).

“This applies to everyone, Jaguars, Aston Martins, campervans and 4x4s with roof-top tents included.

“We are often called upon to help vehicles that have got stuck by driving off-road in Glencoe National Nature Reserve.

“As well as spoiling your day, it inevitably leaves ugly, muddy scars, compacts soils, disturbs wildlife and damages vegetation.

“As this is a busy area, the ground rarely gets the chance to recover.”

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