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The village of Armadale is located close to the Southern tip of the Isle of Skye in Scotland’s Inner Hebrides. Armadale has a high throughput of visitors because it is a ferry port providing a regular link (about 30 mins crossing time) with Mallaig on the Scottish mainland opposite.Although there are hotels and B&Bs in the area, Armadale is, essentially, a transit point as a function of the ferry link.

The 19th century neo-Norman structure of Inverness Castle evident today has never witnessed warfare but pays tribute to a long and violent past of a succession of fortifications on the site dating back, possibly, to around the 6th century AD.

Today, we toured the key sites of Edinburgh, Scotland taking in the Royal Mile, Edinburgh Castle, Scottish Parliament, Palace of Holyroodhouse, New Town and Royal High School.