13 of Scotland’s most incredible bridges and viaducts
From a single-arched, hump-backed masonry bridge built in the 18th century to the modern marvel recently built in the Firth of Forth, Scotland has some of the most incredible bridges in the world.
Here are 13 of the most interesting. Main picture: PA
1. The Forth Bridge, the Firth of Forth
Arguably the most iconic bridge in Scotland, the Forth Rail Bridge stands as one of the greatest engineering feats of Victorian Britain and is the world's longest cantilever bridge.
2. The old packhorse bridge, Carrbridge
The old packhorse bridge, which gives the village of Carrbridge its name, was built in 1717 under commission by Brigadier-General Alexander Grant of Grant, and is considered to be the oldest stone bridge in the Highlands.
3. Glenfinnan Viaduct, Glenfinnan
The bridge that could have its own IMDB, Glenfinnan Viaduct is most recognisable for appearing in several feature films including the Harry Potter series.
4. Brig O' Doon, Alloway
One of the most famous bridges in Scotland, Brig o' Doon is even referenced by Rabbie Burns in his poem Tam o' Shanter as the bridge Tam and his trusty mare Meg cross to escape the witch.
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