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Ben Cleuch
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Highest point
Elevation 721 m (2,365 ft)
Prominence 595 m (1,952 ft)
Listing Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim, G, D,CoH,CoU,DN,Y,P500
English translation Scottish Gaelic, Scots: Ravine Mountain
Location Clackmannanshire, Scotland
Parent range Ochil Hills
OS grid NN 90274 00632

Ben Cleuch is a hill in the Ochil Hills range, part of the Central Lowlands of Scotland. It is the highest point in the range, Clackmannanshire and the Central Belt of Scotland; the summit is marked by a trig point within a stone windshelter and a viewpoint indicator.


On a clear day, the views are excellent, particularly those to the north looking towards the Southern Highlands. Ben Lomond, Ben Ledi, Stùc a' Chroin and Ben Vorlich are especially prominent. Looking to the south gives excellent views over the Forth Valley region, the Forth bridges and Edinburgh to the east, Glasgow to the west: almost a coast to coast view but not quite.


Ben Cleuch was the origin (meridian) of the 6 inch and 1:2500 Ordnance Survey maps of the counties of Perth and Clackmannan.

Subsidiary SMC Summits

Summit Height (m) Listing
Andrew Gannel Hill 670 Tu,Sim,DT,GT,DN
The Law 638.3 DT,sSim
Ben Ever 622 Tu,Sim,DT,GT,DN
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