The Queen's Scottish fandom line up to meet her on Edinburgh's Royal Mile


Hundreds of people flocked to Edinburgh's Royal Mile for a chance to speak to the Queen as she attended a church service.

The monarch and the Duke of Edinburgh stopped at the Canongate Kirk during their week-long visit to the country - a traditional period in which she carries out her royal engagements in the country.

The Queen receives flowers from her eager Edinburgh fandom.

Wearing a cornflour blue jacket with matching ribboned hat, the Queen spoke to members of the public who presented her with bouquets of flowers after the service.

The Royal Week began on Friday with a formal ceremony to symbolically receive the keys to Edinburgh...

A royal inspection for the Royal Highland Fusiliers.

On Saturday the Queen attended the official opening of the new session of the Scottish Parliament...

Queen Elizabeth speaks to the Scottish Parliament.

During her first major address since the UK voted for Brexit, she stressed the need for political leaders to make "room for quiet thinking and contemplation" to deal with developments in a "fast-moving world".

The royal week of engagements celebrates Scottish culture, history and achievement and will include an Investiture and Garden Party at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.