Grampian Mountains


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Gram·pi·an Mountains

 (grăm′pē-ən)
A mountain range in the southern part of the Scottish Highlands, extending northeast to southwest and including Ben Nevis, 1,343 m (4,406 ft), the highest point in Britain.

Grampian Mountains

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1. (Placename) a mountain system of central Scotland, extending from the southwest to the northeast and separating the Highlands from the Lowlands. Highest peak: Ben Nevis, 1344 m (4408 ft)
2. (Placename) a mountain range in SE Australia, in W Victoria
Also called: the Grampians
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The Grade A listed castle, which is near Rhynie, sits at the foothills of the Grampian mountains and is surrounded by gardens, policies and mature woodland in the pretty glen of the Burn of Craig.
The posh publication claimed the 4411ft-high peak is in the Cairngorm National Park, instead of the Grampian Mountains about 50 miles away.
Bruce at Carn an Tuirc in the Grampian mountains and, inset, with wife Clare
The nearby village of Blair Atholl sits on the swirling confluence of the Rivers Tilt and Garry in the midst of the Grampian Mountains and guests have a plethora of outdoor pursuits within easy reach.
The wealthy couple own a multi-million-pound property portfolio in sites of 220,000 acres across Sutherland and the Grampian mountains - about one per cent of Scotland's land.
The most westerly is Sgurr na Banachdich on the Isle of Skye and the most easterly is Mount Keen in the Grampian mountains.
It is part of the Grampian Mountains in the Lochaber area of the Scottish Highlands.
Ben Nevis, in the Grampian Mountains, is Britain's highest peak at 1,344m (4,409ft).
The Met Office said yesterday up to eight inches could fall across the North York Moors and Grampian Mountains by the end of today.
In which Australian state are the Grampian Mountains and National Park?
Deals include a week's holiday in Scotland across the Grampian mountains and visiting the Royal Highland Games for pounds 309pp including dinner and B&B (www.brethertonsgoldline.co.uk).
He lives in the foothills of the Grampian Mountains, which form a natural division between the Scottish lowlands and highlands.