Discover The Highlands United Kingdom

Inside the Highlands is home to Cairngorms, the highest mountain chain in Great Britain, with the highest peak being that of Ben Macdui, as high as 4,293 feet. The grandiose landscapes are marked by lochs. A steam train links Aviemore to Boat of Garten, do not hesitate to climb aboard to enjoy the view. Also enjoy the Cairngorm Reindeer Centre, the point where many hiking paths leave from. Finish your trip in Kincraig Highland Wildlife Park where wolves, bears and wild boars have been reintroduced.

  • The Highlands , The Scottish Highlands, north Scotland , United Kingdom
    The Scottish Highlands, north Scotland

    In traditional Scottish geography, the Highlands refers to that part of Scotland north-west of the Highland Boundary Fault, which crosses mainland Scotland in a near-straight line.

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    Stob Dearg, the Highlands, Scotland

    Stob Dearg is one of four peaks that make up Buachaille Etive Mor in the Highlands.

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  • The Highlands , The Highlands, Scotland , United Kingdom
    The Highlands, Scotland

    The term is also used for the area north and west of the Highland Boundary Fault, although the exact boundaries are not clearly defined, particularly to the east.

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  • The Highlands , The Highlands, Scotland , United Kingdom
    The Highlands, Scotland

    The Scottish Reformation eventually achieved as much success in the Highlands as in the Lowlands. However, Roman Catholicism remained strong in some areas, due to remote location.

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  • The Highlands , The Highlands, Scotland , United Kingdom
    The Highlands, Scotland

    The area is sparsely populated, with many mountain ranges dominating the region, and includes the highest mountain in Britain and Ireland, Ben Nevis.

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  • The Highlands , The Highlands, Scotland , United Kingdom
    The Highlands, Scotland

    Although sparsely populated, the Highlands are full of small quaint pockets of life.

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