His Majesty The King Arrives At Balmoral Castle

Outside garden and fountain with Balmoral Castle in background, Scotland

Monday, 21st August 2023

His Majesty The King has received an official welcome to Balmoral Castle today.

In a small ceremony outside the Castle gates, His Majesty inspected a Guard of Honour formed of the Balaklava Company, 5th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland, under the Command of Major Robert Weir.

the King was recently announced as Colonel-in-Chief of The Royal Regiment of Scotland, succeeding Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in the role.

The Pipes and Drums of 4 SCOTS performed at the ceremony, and The Royal Regiment of Scotland’s Mascot, Shetland Pony Corporal Cruachan IV, was also present.

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