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In pictures: Royal visit to Dumfries and Galloway

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image captionThe royal visitors enjoyed a game of bowls during their time in Garlieston

The Duke and Duchess of Rothesay have been on a visit to sites across southern Scotland.

The royal couple stopped off in Garlieston - the village where Mulberry harbours were tested in the run up to D-Day.

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They also officially opened a visitor centre at Bladnoch whisky distillery - the most southerly in Scotland.

The duchess then visited Moat Brae in Dumfries, recently opened as a national centre for children's literature.

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image captionThe couple stopped off at three different locations in Dumfries and Galloway during their visit
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image captionA chance to sample the whisky at Bladnoch was also on offer
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image captionLarge crowds gathered outside the distillery to see the royal visitors
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image captionCharles took a close interest in the distilling process
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image captionChildren also turned out in Garlieston for a chance to meet the Duke and Duchess of Rothesay
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image captionThe Bladnoch site is Scotland's most southerly whisky distillery
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image captionA visit to a local pub - and a pint - was also part of the tour of southern Scotland
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image captionMoat Brae opened earlier this year as a centre for children's literature

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Related Topics

  • Bladnoch
  • Garlieston
  • Prince Charles, Prince of Wales
  • Dumfries
  • Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall