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Tour group at Blair Castle

This morning, we departed our lodgings in Pitlochry and embarked on a tour ending in Inverness in the Scottish Highlands.

First call was Edradour Distillery where we arrived at 9.45 am and were provided with a private tour covering the malting, mashing, fermentation, distillation and maturation processes. ¬†Edradour was once Scotland’s smallest distillery but has recently moved up the ranks and is currently in process of a major expansion programme which will see output rise from 130k litres p.a. to 400k litres p.a.

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Peacock at Scone Palace.

This morning, June 5th., we departed our lodgings in Stirling, central Scotland and embarked on a trip as follows:

First to Scone Palace near Perth. Although the Palace is 19th century, the site is very ancient, reputedly a power base of the Picts but most importantly the ancient crowning site of the Kings of Scotland during the medieval period. Those to be crowned were required to sit on the Stone of Destiny, a block of sandstone, which is now represented by a replica with original in Edinburgh Castle. Inside the Palace are artefacts, paintings and antiques whilst outside are well-kept gardens with a small muster of Peacocks in attendance.

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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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