Tighvein from the north
|Elevation||458 m (1,503 ft)|
|Prominence||181 m (594 ft)|
|Parent peak||A' Chruach|
|Location||Isle of Arran, Scotland|
|Topo map||OS Landranger 69|
Tighvein is a hill above Lamlash on the Isle of Arran in western Scotland. [ citation needed ] there are no paths to the top.It is a Marilyn (a hill with topographic prominence of at least 150m) and the highest point on the south-eastern section of the island, south-east of the pass of Monambre Glen. Two miles from the nearest road, the top is a heathery, boggy moor, almost entirely ringed by thick forestry plantations. For this reason it is rarely climbed;
Lamlash is the largest village by population on the Isle of Arran, in the Firth of Clyde, Scotland. It lies 3 miles (5 km) to the south of ferry port Brodick, in a sheltered bay on the island's east coast, facing the Holy Isle. Lamlash is the seat of Arran's local government offices, and is also the location of the island's only police station, secondary school and hospital.
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