10 of the best wilderness holidays in Scotland

Scotland represents Britain at its most rugged. We pick 10 great ways to explore its islands, glens and lochs – from vintage campers to bikes, kayaks and barges

Munros are Scottish mountains higher than 3,000ft, named after Hugh Munro, the man who took it upon himself to count and catalogue them in 1891. Munro-baggers are set on ticking off all of these mighty mountains. At the last count there were 282 – the list has grown and shrunk over the years, with Beinn a’Chlaidheimh downgraded ignominiously to a “corbett” when it was found to be a tad under 3,000ft.

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