Big Brae

Big Brae is the 499th highest peak in the British Isles and the 475th tallest in Scotland


942.0 m (3091 ft)


5.0 m (16 ft)

Survey method

Abney level


Small rock tor


  • Deleted Munro Top

Parent peak

Ben Avon - Leabaidh an Daimh Bhuidhe

Nearest town

Ballater, Aberdeenshire

OS map sheets

OS25: 058S (Braemar, Tomintoul & Glen Avon)
OS25: 404S (Braemar, Tomintoul & Glen Avon)
OS50: 036 (Grantown & Aviemore, Cairngorm Mountains)

Notes & comments

The 930m spot at NJ162035 is considered by some to be Munro's intended summit. See 'The Munros and Tops 1891-1997' available at