At the end of the 19th century Sir Hugh Munro made a list of 284 mountains which are over3,000 feet. They are called The Munros.
The Standing Stones of Calanais are between three and five thousand years old and they seem to point in some way to the sun and stars. It is said to be something for the farmers to work out the right time for the jobs they have to do.
The scottish mountains and islands are home to some wonderful wildlife including deer, otters and squirrels. There are also some interesting birds. The puffin is the most unusual-looking bird. The largest bird is the golden eagle