Guide to Scotland's hills & mountains

Ben Nevis

Ben Nevis is the 1st highest peak in the British Isles and the 1st tallest in Scotland


1344.5 m (4411 ft)


1344.5 m (4411 ft)

Survey method

Ordnance Survey


Trig point on plinth


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

Nearest town

Fort William/An Gearasdan, Highland

OS map sheets

OS50: 041 (Ben Nevis, Fort William & Glen Coe)
OS25: 392 (Ben Nevis)

Notes & comments

Man-made structure supporting emergency structure is higher