Guide to Scotland's hills & mountains

Ben Cruachan

Ben Cruachan - Argyll and Bute

© Roddy Urquhart and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

Ben Cruachan is the 56th highest peak in the British Isles and the 56th tallest in Scotland


1127.0 m (3698 ft)


880.0 m (2887 ft)

Survey method

Leica RX1250


Rock 3m from trig point


  • Marilyn
  • Munro
  • Simm
  • Current County/UA Top
  • Administrative County Top

Nearest town

Inveraray, Argyll and Bute

Notes & comments

Trig point destroyed

summit measured as 1127.0m