Fishing on River Tay at Dunkeld, Scotland.

This morning, we departed central Glasgow and drove north for about one hour to Stirling in central Scotland.

Our first visit was Stirling Castle where visited:

  • Royal Apartments.
  • Chapel Royal
  • Great Hall
  • Military Museum.
  • Kitchens
  • Tapestry studio.

Medieval embroidery at Cawdor Castle, Scotlamd

Reenactment at Royal Apartments. Stirling Castle, Scotland

Visiting royalty at Stirling Castle

Inside Great Hall at Stirling Castle, Scotlamd

Great Hall at Stirling Castle, Scotland

External view of Royal Apartments at Stirling Castle

Next, we moved on to the adjacent Church of the Holy Rude. This is Stirling’s medieval parish church which has a history dating back 600 years and witnessed the coronation of King James VI in 1567. The stained glass is noteworthy.

Guildry Window, Church of the Holy Rude, Stirling

Inside Church of the Holy Rude, Siirling

Church of the Holy Rude, Stirling

Next, we continued north to the country town of Dunkeld, located on banks of the River Tay. We had lunch at the Atholl Arms and then visited Dunkeld Cathedral the site of which has a long history dating back to the 7th century.

Haggis, Neeps and Tatties at Atholl Arms Hotel, Dunkeld

Dunkeld Cathedral, Scotland

Inside Dunkeld Cathedral, Scotland

Finally, we continued north through increasingly mountainous scenery to Inverness, capital of the Scottish Highlands where we checked into our lodgings for the night.

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