In pictures: Scotland’s ten most scenic mountains and Munros

All 282 of Scotland’s Munros have their own charm, but these 10 are a cut above when it comes to scenery.

Acting as a gatekeeper to both Glencoe and Glen Etive, the view of Buachaille Etive Mor is one of the most iconic in all of Scotland. The Great Herdsmans pyramidal shape dominates the landscape when viewed directly from the west.

Main picture: The stunning Buachaille Etive Mor (picture: TSPL)

Nicknamed the queen of mountains, a snow-topped Ben Lui wouldnt look out of place in the Swiss Alps. Located in the Southern Highlands, the regal mountains distinctive flat top makes it one of the countrys most recognisable peaks.

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Not only is Ben Nevis Scotlands tallest peak, its also one of its most photogenic. Though the mountain path to its peak is well-trodden, those looking for the best views of big Ben should consider the trickier Carn Mor Dearg Arete route.
Taking its name from its distinctive shape, this marvellous looking Munro possesses one of the airiest and most frightening ridge walks in the country.
Acting as a gatekeeper to both Glencoe and Glen Etive, the view of Buachaille Etive Mor is one of the most iconic in all of Scotland. The Great Herdsmans pyramidal shape dominates the landscape when viewed directly from the west.
The dastardly jagged ridge which links Sgurr Fiona and Bidein a Ghlas Thuill has to be seen to be believed. The view from Bidein a Ghlas Thuill to Sgurr Fiona are simply staggering.
Its easy to see why the pair of Munros which make up the Liathach ridge are often regarded as the finest in the country. Carved from ancient Torridonian sandstone, they make for a spectacular view.
The Isle of Skye is spoilt for choice when it comes to photogenic Munros - but Sgurr nan Gillean is the pick of the bunch. A stroll up the Cuillin peak provides magnificent views of the surrounding landscape throughout.
The view of this wondrous slab of rock is a highlight for many who drive the North Coast 500. Translating as 'spear' in Gaelic, the mountain is best viewed from the shores of Loch Maree.
Few Scottish mountains have inspired romantic outpourings as much as lonely Ben Lomond. While the peak may lack the ferocity of some Munros, the view from the opposite bank of Loch Lomond is nothing short of inspiring.
Located in the Knoydart wilderness, Sgurr na Ciches steep cone shape is jaw-dropping. In a landscape peppered with magnificent views, the site of this shapely Munro stands tall above the rest.