Plan to cater for more vis­i­tors

The Oban Times - - News -

THE NA­TIONAL Trust for Scot­land (NTS) has ap­plied to the High­land Coun­cil for per­mis­sion to open a food stall in its Glen­finnan vis­i­tor cen­tre car park.

The unit would sell cof­fees, teas, juice, sand­wiches and snacks to the grow­ing num­ber of vis­i­tors to the cen­tre, which is lo­cated op­po­site Glen­finnan mon­u­ment - a pop­u­lar spot for tourists. The NTS told the Lochaber

Times vis­i­tor numbers are up 5.5 per cent to June this year, com­pared to the same pe­riod last year. An NTS spokesper­son added: ‘ The plan is to have it open all-year-round. The vis­i­tor cen­tre serves food, but we need more space to serve more peo­ple. It’s a stand­alone unit in the car park to sup­ple­ment ex­ist­ing fa­cil­i­ties. We’ve had 121,186 vis­i­tors from March 1 to June 30 this year.’

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