Highland Cattle in Glen Nevis, Scotland

This morning, We departed our lodgings in Edinburgh and drove north to Stirling passing the Kelpies sculpture en-route.

At Stirling, we spent over one hour visiting all key aspects of the famous castle including Royal Apartments, Great Hall, Military Museum,  Chapel Royal, Kitchens and Tapestry Studio.

Main entrance at Stirling Castle, Scotland.

Bowling Green at Stirling Castle.

Great Hall at Stirling Castle

Inside Chapel Royal at Stirling Castle

Lady in Waiting at Royal Apartments, Stirling Castle

Inside Great Hall at Stirling Castle

After light refreshment at the Castle we drove north via the Trossachs with a brief stop at Kilmahog to view the Highland Cattle. Next, onwards via Rannoch Moor to Glencoe where we stopped for a brief photo session in the deteriorating weather and then a stop at Glencoe Visitor Centre for final refreshments.

Pass of Glencoe, Scottish Highlands

Next, on to Fort William tracking Loch Linnhe most of the way. On arrival we undertook a return trip sightseeing drive down Glen Nevis where we were fortunate to encounter a small, free-roaming herd of Highland Cattle close to the road before moving on t0 Lower Falls, a waterfall which was in full spate following recent rains.

Next, we checked into our lodgings close to Fort William.

Finally, we had dinner at the Ben Nevis Inn where entertainment was provided by a local group providing traditional Scottish music entertainment.

Band at Ben Nevis Inn, Fort William

Tomorrow, we travel to Isle of Skye.

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