In Pictures: Meghan Markle goes the extra royal mile on Edinburgh walkabout

Prince Harry’s fiancee chose a tartan outfit as she introduced herself to the Scottish public.

Press Association
Last updated: 13 February 2018 - 5.11pm

Prince Harry has brought Meghan Markle to Edinburgh as he continues to prepare his fiancee for life as a member of the royal family.

His future wife chose a tartan coat for her walkabout on the esplanade of Edinburgh Castle at the top of the city’s Royal Mile.

Pony Major Mark Wilkinson and regimental mascot Cruachan IV were among the welcoming party (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Pony Major Mark Wilkinson and regimental mascot Cruachan IV were among the welcoming party (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Harry and Ms Markle meet the gunners before the firing of the one o'clock gun (Jane Barlow/PA)
Harry and Ms Markle meet the gunners before the firing of the one o’clock gun (Jane Barlow/PA)
Ms Markle meets Pony Major Wilkinson during a walkabout (Ian Rutherford/PA)
Ms Markle meets Pony Major Wilkinson during a walkabout (Ian Rutherford/PA)
Onlookers presented gifts to Meghan Markle during her walkabout (John Linton/PA)
Onlookers presented gifts to Ms Markle during her walkabout (John Linton/PA)
Prince Harry during a walkabout on the esplanade at Edinburgh Castle (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Harry during a walkabout on the esplanade at Edinburgh Castle (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Prince Harry prepares to start his walkabout on the esplanade at Edinburgh Castle (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Harry prepares to start his walkabout (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Flags were out for Meghan Markle during her walkabout (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Flags were out for Ms Markle (Andrew Milligan/PA)
The soon-to-be royal couple arriving at Edinburgh Castle (John Linton/PA)
The soon-to-be royal couple arrive at Edinburgh Castle (John Linton/PA)
The Camera Obscura provided a good vantage point for some onlookers (Andrew Milligan/PA)
The Camera Obscura provided a good vantage point for some onlookers (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Meghan Markle has already been embraced by royal watchers in Edinburgh (John Linton/PA)
Ms Markle has already been embraced by royal watchers in Edinburgh (John Linton/PA)
Crowds gather ahead of a visit by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to Edinburgh Castle (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Crowds gather ahead of a visit by Harry and Ms Markle to Edinburgh Castle (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Harry and Meghan outside Social Bite in Edinburgh (Owen Humphreys/PA)
Harry and Ms Markle outside Social Bite, an independent sandwich shop and cafe, in Edinburgh (Owen Humphreys/PA)
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle drop for a chat at the Social Bite cafe which donates all profits to social causes (Owen Humphreys/PA)
Prince Harry and Ms Markle drop by for a chat at the Social Bite cafe which donates all profits to social causes (Owen Humphreys/PA)
Meghan Markle greets well-wishers of all ages (Ian Rutherford/PA)
Ms Markle greets well-wishers of all ages (Ian Rutherford/PA)
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at Edinburgh Castle (Jane Barlow/PA)
Ms Markle was all smiles at Edinburgh Castle (Jane Barlow/PA)
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle meet First Minister Nicola Sturgeon during a reception for young people at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh (Andrew Milligan/PA)
The couple met First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle during a reception for young people at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh (Andrew Milligan/PA)
They attended a reception for young people there (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle during a reception for young people at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Harry chatted away as Ms Markle looked on (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Royal visit to Edinburgh
A smile was never far away for Ms Markle (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Royal visit to Edinburgh
The couple enjoy a rare quieter moment (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Harry and Ms Markle are the centre of attention at the Palace of Holyroodhouse (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Harry and Ms Markle are the centre of attention at the Palace of Holyroodhouse (Andrew Milligan/PA)

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