Princess Royal visit to Scottish Game Fair 24 Sep 21

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, accompanied by Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence, visited The 32nd Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust Scottish Game Fair at Scone Palace on Friday, 24th September 2021.

Her Royal Highness and Sir Timothy arrived by helicopter at the Scone Racecourse and were welcomed by the Lord-Lieutenant and the Earl and Countess of Mansfield.

Her Royal Highness visited the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust exhibit where she officially opened the Fair by unveiling a commemorative plaque. She and Sir Timothy then visited other countryside organisations followed by lunch with members of The Scottish Gamekeepers’ Association where Her Royal Highness presented the Young Gamekeeper of The Year award to Jamie Renwick of Invermark Estate. She also presented Wildlife Estates Scotland Accreditation Awards to Rottal, Attadale and Bavelaw estates.

Her Royal Highness then enjoyed a tour of the Scottish Game Fair, visiting the Food Hall, The World Pheasant Association and The Gamekeepers’ Welfare Trust stands among many others.  After watching competitors at the Gundog Scurry, Her Royal Highness and Sir Timothy departed by helicopter.

The Lord-Lieutenant – Stephen Leckie Esq – said: “It was a great honour and privilege for the county of Perth & Kinross and everyone involved, for Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal to open the 32nd GWCT Scottish Game Fair. It was hugely appreciated by all. We were also very pleased to welcome Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence.”

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