Prince Charles paintings go on display in Caithness for royal visit

Paintings by the Duke of Rothesay have gone on display in Caithness to coincide with the heir to the throne's visit to the region.

Prince Charles enjoyed an art exhibition in Thurso on Thursday and met gamekeeping and veterinary students at North Highland College.

Young would-be keepers explained the workings of holding devices designed to catch foxes on game and shooting estates.

The Prince has strong connections to the region and makes an annual trip to the Castle of Mey, the former home of the Queen Mother. On Saturday he will act as chieftain at the Mey Games.

He also continued the royal patronage of the Society of Caithness Artists exhibition, now in it's 79th year.

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