Part of a Perthshire road has been closed due to a dangerous overhanging tree.
The A93 at Beech Hedges is closed to allow for the tree’s removal as it is “presenting a danger to motorists”.
Emergency road closure A93 at Beech Hedges
Motorists are advised the A93 at Beech Hedges is closed to allow for the removal of an overhanging large tree presenting a danger to motorists. We apologise for any inconvenience and aim to reopened the road as quickly as possible.
— Perth&KinrossCouncil (@PerthandKinross) August 13, 2019
The Meikleour Beech Hedge, four miles south of Blairgowrie, is the longest hedge in Britain and the highest of its kind in the world.
Perth and Kinross Council apologised for any inconvenience and said they aim to reopen the road as quickly as possible.
A statement from Police Scotland said: “The road will be shut for a few hours until this is safely dealt with and drivers are advised to seek a different route.”