Monday, January 08, 2007

Macbeth shall never vanquished be until Great Birnam Wood to high Dunsinane Hill Shall come against him. Shakespeare

One of the world's most famous literary locations is under threat from a large-scale development which, it is feared, could devastate an invaluable piece of Perthshire's heritage.

Yorkshire-based Ventura Lodges has submitted plans to Perth and Kinross Council for a holiday park of 49 chalets with onsite washing, sewerage and car-parking facilities in the historic Birnam Wood.

The picturesque location made famous in Shakespeare's internationally renowned play, Macbeth, is currently home to ospreys, red kites, nesting swans and red squirrel. If this plan goes ahead it would jeopardise the wildlife as well as the unique atmosphere of the tranquil setting.


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Bill said...

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Birnam Wood

There’s a movement now to save Birnam Wood from development. They are emphasizing the role the location plays in Macbeth.

It’s worth noting that...