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.

Piper Louise Marshall, wearing a special commemorative red tartan, plays Battle's O'er, the traditional Scottish lament played at the end of battle, at dawn alongside the Forth Bridge at North Queensferry on the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice which marked the end of the First World War. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday November 11, 2018. See PA story MEMORIAL Armistice. Photo credit should read: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Here are 13 of the most interesting. Main picture: PA

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 worlds longest cantilever bridge.

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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.
The bridge that could have its own IMDB, Glenfinnan Viaduct is most recognisable for appearing in several feature films including the Harry Potter series.
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.
Perhaps more accurately described as hauntingly beautiful, the bridge at Overtoun is famous not for its Gothic architecture or its archaic aesthetic, but the urban myth that surrounds it.
Perhaps the strangest looking bridge on this list, this wonderfully unique 18th century multi-arched bridge in Moray is also one of the hardest to find as the area around it is so overgrown.
The 'Gateway to the Isle of Skye' this magnificent bridge was designed to replace the ferry from Kyle of Lochalsh to Kyleakin on the Isle of Skye.
Described by many as one of the most beautiful bridges in the world, Kylesku Bridge was built In 1984 to replace a previously unreliable ferry service in the West of Sutherland.
Surrounding by stunning scenery such as the imposing Cuillin mountains, this intriguing three span rubble bridge crosses the Sligachan river on the Isle of Skye.
Whisky fans across the globe will know this bridge from one of their many visits to one of Scotland's most famous whisky-producing regions.
This idyllic sandstone viaduct, which has 19 red sandstone arches and spans the River Tweed, was created in the 1860s by Charles Jopp and Wylie & Peddie.
This steel truss bridge replaced the Ballachulish ferry, and links the villages of South Ballachulish (Argyll) and North Ballachulish (Inverness-shire).
The Queensferry Crossing is the three-tower cable-stayed bridge that became Scotland's newest in 2017. It crosses the Firth of Forth linking South Queensferry, Edinburgh and North Queensferry, Fife.