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Mountain goes back to nature as ‘hideous’ visitor centre torn down

By: Nick Drainey. 
Published in: news.scotsman.com. 
Date: 6 August 2012. 

A FACELIFT of one of Scotland’s highest and most popular mountains has been completed after years of controversy.

Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve will officially re-open tomorrow with a 1970s visitor centre described as a “hideous beast” removed in a bid to better protect the landscape.

The National Trust for Scotland, which took over the Perthshire site in 1950, has also protected rare plants that grow on the slopes of Ben Lawers – the tenth highest Munro – and the surrounding mountains.

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