On Tuesday, July 30, 2012, His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales was in Caithness, Scotland for a one-day visit. The future king began his day with a visit to Castletown where he opened the Backies two newly restored cottages funded by The Prince’s Regeneration Trust “… as part of the North Highlands Initiative” notes the BBC News. The cottages were recently renamed “… as the Caithness Flagstone Cottages.”
Afterward, the prince visited the offices of the North Highland Initiative and Wick Harbour. According to the Press Association, the Prince of Wales met with “…. representatives of the Harbour Authority…. The prince also met with [the] lifeboat crew who helped search for four airmen whose Tornado jets crashed earlier this month.”
The day ended with a visit to Sibster Farm. Click here to view photos.