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Royal Apartments at Stirling Castle

Today, was the final day of our small group tour covering Scotland.

We departed our lodgings in Dunkeld and walked round to the local Cathedral, the site of which has a long history dating back to the 600s. Over the millennia the site has witnessed worship under the Celtic Church, the Catholic Church and, currently, Church of Scotland (Presbyterian).

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Summer scene at Fortingall

This morning, we departed Inverness and embarked on a tour as follows:

  • First to nearby Culloden, site of the last battle on British soil in 1746. Here the forces of Bonnie Prince Charlie were defeated by a British army under General Cumberland.

Culloden Battlefield

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Scottish Blackface Sheep at Aberfoyle

This morning, we departed our lodgings in Dunkeld and drove south for one hour to our first stop of Inchmahome Priory which is located on an island in the Lake of Menteith. This now ruined structure dates from the 13th century and was home to a contingent of Augustinian canons. Our key reason for visiting the site was the Mary, Queen of Scots connection; Mary was taken here as a child, in September 1547, for safety in the face of threat from an English army based near Edinburgh

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