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This evening, my theme is Castle Sinclair Girnigoe, near Wick in N.E. Scotland. The castle has close connections with Clan Sinclair. The building is currently undergoing a combine archaeological research programme and stabilisation/restoration which is aimed to provide more information on the history of the castle and secure the structure for future generations.

Castle Sinclair Girnigoe

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Today we visited St Andrews where the British Open was in progress, then to Edinburgh to visit the famous castle and finally to Rosslyn Chapel which dates from the 15th century when it was founded by the Sinclair family.

This morning our tour group departed Inverness, capital of the Highlands, in heavy rain. We drove down the A9 with first stop at House of Bruar near Blair Atholl. Bruar is a High End shopping experience. After some light refreshment we moved on south, down the A9 to the attractive and popular market town of Dunkeld which is located in the heart of Scotland.

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