The view? Gone with the wind: Our famous scenery and landmarks blighted forever by turbines
Prehistoric sites have been given no protection from planners to stop turbines being built close to them.
From north to south, there are as many as 1,800 turbines in place and hundreds more planned. Seven planning applications a day are lodged with councils by developers cashing in on millions in subsidies.
July 21, 2012
by Victoria Allen
in Daily Mail
They are famous Scottish landmarks which have withstood wars, weather and centuries of change - but they could not escape the Scottish Government's green agenda.
Many of Scotland's most important tourist attractions now stand in the shadow of towering wind farms, as developers target every inch of the country for their turbines.
Even Stirling Castle, recaptured by the Scots from the English after the Battle of Bannockburn, has been sacrificed to the SNP's green obsession.
These photographs show how far the turbines have impinged on historic Scotland, blighting its landscapes and destroying its appeal.
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