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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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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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This morning we left our Clan Sinclair base at Wick in the Highlands and drove south, initially through dense fog. First leg of  journey lasted just over about 90  minutes to our first destination of Clynelish Distillery at  Brora. Here the weather was cold and wet and we had to wait 30 mins until commencement of our Distillery Tour which lasted about 45 mins.

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