In pictures: Queen's baton relay in Scotland - day one

  • 14 June 2014
  • From the section Scotland

The Queen's Baton Relay has arrived in Scotland as it begins a 40-day tour of the host country ahead of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Image caption Daley Thompson carrying the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton across the bridge at Coldstream from England towards Scotland.
Image caption Triple gold medallist Daley Thompson hands over to Scottish athlete Eilidh Child
Image caption Samantha Kinghorn is an promising young Scottish athlete who first began wheelchair racing in 2012
Image caption 70-year-old David Laing has been treasurer at Kelso Tennis for 33 years
Image caption Scottish hockey player Allan Dick boards a tram with the baton at Murrayfield stadium
Image caption Allan Dick carried the baton on the tram from Murrayfield to Shandwick Place
Image caption The baton was greeted by a 21-gun salute at Edinburgh Castle to mark the Queen's official birthday
Image caption TV presenter Lorraine Kelly carried the baton on the Royal Mile
Image caption Former Scottish rugby captain Gavin Hastings carried the baton on the Royal Mile
Image caption Lynne McNicoll, who has raised thousands of pounds for children with cancer, took the baton for a tour of the Scottish Parliament with presiding officer Tricia Marwick
Image caption The three batons from the 1970, 1986 and 2014 Commonwealth Games are all together for the first time. They are being paraded at Meadowbank by Shona Robison MSP, First Minister Alex Salmond and Councillor Steve Cardownie.