This morning, we departed respective Grantown on Spey lodgings about 9.00am and then drove south for about 90 mins with first stop for a photo of Blair Castle just prior to Pitlochry.
Upon arrival at Pitlochry we availed of a 15 min refreshment break and then moved on, in the direction of Aberfeldy, stopping en-route to:
- Photograph a magnificent rainbow straddling the Perthshire countryside; and
- View the Scottish national whitewater slalom site at Grandtully (River Tay).
Next we visited our first objective of Aberfeldy where we arrived in good time to allow a short exploration of this central Scotland town.
After the Distillery Tour we went back to Aberfeldy for a pub lunch at the Breadalbane Arms Hotel (good food) and the on to Edinburgh past Croft Moraig prehistoric stone circle, the Crannog Centre at Kenmore, Loch Tay and including brief photo stops at the Falls of Dochart at Killin.
We arrived Edinburgh about 5.30pm and then undertook a quick driving tour off the city sights which included:
- St Giles Cathedral ( which was prepared for Hravest Festival
- New Parliament Square
- Edinburgh Castle
- Royal Mile
- Scottish Parliament
- Palace of Holyroodhouse
- Arthur’s Seat
- Calton Hill
- Royal High School
- New Town and Charlotte Square.
Finally, group were deposited at the Oloroso Restaurant and fond farewells.