The haunting Castle Stalker.

20 breathtaking views you can only find in Scotland

With towering snow-capped Munros, serene sprawling lochs and ancient castles, Scotland has an embarrassment of riches when it comes to scenery.

From the glorious valleys of the Borders to the sandy white beaches of the Outer Hebrides, here are 20 breathtaking views you can only find in Scotland. (Main picture: The haunting Castle Stalker - Markus Trienke

The treacherous Carn Mor Dearg Arete - a narrow ridge which curves up to Ben Nevis zenith offers an unrivalled view of this stunning mountain.

1. Ben Nevis from Carn Mor Dearg Arete (Near Fort William)

The treacherous Carn Mor Dearg Arete - a narrow ridge which curves up to Ben Nevis zenith offers an unrivalled view of this stunning mountain.
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The battlements of Stirling Castle offers a striking view of the Wallace Monument and the backdrop of the Ochil Hills.

2. The Wallace Monument from Stirling Castle (Stirling)

The battlements of Stirling Castle offers a striking view of the Wallace Monument and the backdrop of the Ochil Hills.
Guillaume Piolle
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Perched on the northeast coast, Dunottar Castle is a ruined clifftop medieval fort with unrivalled views of the North Sea.

3. Dunnottar Castle and the North Sea (Near Stonehaven)

Perched on the northeast coast, Dunottar Castle is a ruined clifftop medieval fort with unrivalled views of the North Sea.
Jim Nix
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Golden in autumn and a luscious green in summer, the tranquil Queens View is a gorgeous and understated view.

4. Queen's View (Perthshire)

Golden in autumn and a luscious green in summer, the tranquil Queens View is a gorgeous and understated view.
Mogens Engelund
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