Sir Andy Murray has won a battle with wildlife campaigners over plans to build woodland cabins in the grounds of his hotel.
The double Wimbledon champion wants to put up nine chalets for guests at Cromlix hotel near Dunblane.
The Scottish Wildlife Trust opposed the plan citing the effect it will have on breeding birds, frogs and toads.
The charity said the siting of the cabins near to a pond was inappropriate and claimed the peaceful environment for wildlife would be ruined by the development.
An artist’s impression of the chalets that will be built in the hotel grounds
Murray bought Cromlix for almost £2 million in 2013 and it has since become a five-star hotel which has won a string of hospitality industry awards.
It was run by a management firm until December when Murray, 36, and his