This morning we departed our Dunkeld lodgings and proceeded as follows:

Dunkeld Cathedral. Historic site on banks of River Tay. As a Christian site dates from 6th century AD with current structure built in 13th C.

View of Dunkeld Cathedral

View of Dunkeld Cathedral, Scotland

Town Square, Dunkeld

Town Square, Dunkeld, Scotland

St Andrews. Here we visited the Old Course, town centre, Cathedral and Castle. Drove through the town passing various university buildings.

Old Course, St Andrews

Old Course, St Andrews, Scotland

Cathedral at St Andrews

Cathedral at St Andrews, Scotland

Castle at St Andrews

Castle at St Andrews, Scotland

Anstruther. Here we availed of lunch at famous Fish Bar which is ranked as one of Scotland’s top fish and chip shops.

Anstruther Fish Bar

Anstruther Fish Bar, Scotland

Tillicoultry, Clackmannanshire. This features on guest’s ancestry trail. A former textile mill town with now just one business in the sector (producing kilts). We spent time in this town finding relevant addresses and generally exploring. Had refreshment at good local cafe.

Ochill Street, Tillicoultry

Ochill Street, Tillicoultry, Scotland

Popular Institute, Ochill Street

Popular Institute, Ochill Street, Tillicoultry

Tillicoultry, Clackmannanshire

Tillicoultry, Clackmannanshire, Scotland

Alva. Another former milltown linked to guest’s ancestry. A brief stop here.

Finally, we got into Edinburgh and checked into lodgings about 6.15pm.

Overall, a productive day aided by clement weather.

Tomorrow we explore Edinburgh.

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