This morning we were collected by our driver Craig who was attired in full Highland Dress.

Tour Group at Edinburgh

Tour Group at Edinburgh, Scotland

First, we drove across the Forth Bridge to Fife and then east to our first stop of Anstruther, a pretty former fishing village on the coast which now boasts a marina and is popular with visitors.

Anstruther Harbour, Fife

Anstruther Harbour, Fife, Scotland

Anstruther Harbour, Fife

Anstruther Harbour, Fife, Scotland

Anstruther Harbour, Fife

Anstruther Harbour, Fife, Scotland

Next to the historic town of St Andrews where we stopped to visit the ancient and ruined Cathedral and then the famous Old Course at opposite end of town. Before departing we managed to have a quick group photo shoot at the Swilken Bridge.

St Andrews Cathedral, Fife

St Andrews Cathedral, Fife, Scotland

St Andrews Links, Fife

St Andrews Links, Fife, Scotland

 

Tour Group at Swilken Bridge

Tour Group at Swilken Bridge, St Andrews Links

Next to Dundee and across the Tay Bridge to Glamis Castle which has connections with the British Royal Family and the late Queen Mother in particular. Group joined a tour of the castle which lasted about one hour.

Glamis Castle, Angus

Glamis Castle, Angus, Scotland

Next we headed north to Crathes, near Balmoral in the Highlands. Objective was to visit Crathes Church but the interior was unexpectedly closed, possibly for security reasons. However, we did take exterior pics of the church.

Tour Group at Crathie Church

Tour Group at Crathie Church, Highlands

Craithie Parish Church, nr Balmoral

Craithie Parish Church, nr Balmoral, Scotland

Finally, we headed north through some stunning scenery arriving at Inverness about 7.00pm.

The weather today was benign with no rain.

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