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Young Farmers Promotion at Cromarty Firth

Today, our focus was on places in N.E. Scotland associated with Clan Ross. Our endeavours were partly successful in that whilst we did visit locations such as Tain (Easter Ross), Pitcalnie (Ross-Shire) and Kildary (Easter Ross) we were unable to view Balnagown Castle, ancestral home of the Chiefs of Clan Ross, as ownership has changed and the property is very secluded. However, weather conditions were, on balance, favourable and we were fortunate to view a wide range of sites plus a wedding and crew of a sea-going skiff undergoing training.

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Eilean Donan Castle, Dornie, Scotland

This morning, we departed our lodgings at Kyleakin on Isle of Skye and travelled to Inverness and in so doing visited sites spanning 4000 years of Scottish history with bonus of majestic Highlands scenery including Loch Ness.

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Isle of Skye Bridge from Kyleakin

Today, we benefited from favourable weather conditions, albeit with some rain showers.

We departed our lodgings in Kyleakin and drove north through Broadford to our first stop at the popular viewpoint of Sligachan where we were able to view the rugged landscapes of the Red Cuillin Mountains and Glen Sligachan.

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