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Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve

NTS Office
Main Street
FK21 8TY

Perthshire's highest mountain (3,984ft) with views from the Atlantic to the North Sea.

In the National Trust for Scotland's care are 8,530 acres of the southern slopes of the Lawers range and 3,230 acres of the Tarmachan range, noted for a rich variety of mountain plants. Birds include raven, ring-ouzel, red grouse, ptarmigan, dipper and curlew.

There is a nature trail which is fenced to exclude sheep to allow the restoration of the vegetation. Regeneration of trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants is progressing. Habitat restoration work is also planned for the Tarmachan area.

Additional Information:

  • Waymarked walks
  • Ranger service
  • Car park for 100 cars
  • Ranger-led guided walks for kids in the Summer
  • Dogs must be kept on lead at all times.


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(2015 times)

Nature Reserve: open all year daily.

Admission Charges

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Map of Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve


Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve Postcode for SatNav: FK21 8TY


+44 (0)1567 820 988
+44 (0)1567 820 988

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