Magnificent mountains and deep, long valleys, with stunning waterfalls and natural streams define the Scottish Highlands. The Scottish Highlands are located at the far northern region of the British Isles with the North Sea on it's eastern coast and the North Atlantic on it's western coast and includes the Isle of Skye. The Scottish Highlands are a destination where you can go to engage in adrenaline pumping activities like mountain biking, kayaking, gorge walking and white water rafting. The Gampian Mountains, which extend across the Scottish Highlands, contain the highest peak in the UK with Ben Nevis reaching a height of 4,413 ft. The Great Glen, which includes Loch Ness, is an area that divides the Grampian Mountains in the southeast from the sparsely populated Northwest Highlands. The Highlands are home to Britain's largest National Park, Cairngorms National Park, which is part of the Grampian Mountain Range. Explore the Moray Coast in the north and catch glimpses of dolphins playing in the ocean. Iverness is the official capital of the Highlands and has numerous historic buildings; Inverness Castle from the 6th century and the Abertarff House built in the 1500s. The Highlands boast some of Scotland's most romantic and magnificent castles like Dunvegan Castle on Skye, Brodie Castle in Moray, and the Castle of Mey. Undoubtedly the place for the vacations of a lifetime, the Highlands will hold you captive with their splendor and haunt you with their beauty for years to come.

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