Ben Nevis stands at the western end of the Grampian Mountains in the region of Lochaber, close to the town of Fort William. The summit is the highest land in any direction for 459 miles (739 km). The summit is the highest land in any direction for 459 miles (739 km).
Beauly is the site of the Beauly Priory, or the Priory Church of the Blessed Virgin and John the Baptist, founded in 1230 by John Byset of the Aird, for Valliscaulian monks. Following the Reformation , the buildings (except for the church, which is now a ruin) passed into the possession of Lord Lovat .