In Pictures: Charles enjoys glorious day at Highland Games

The Prince of Wales has served as chieftain at the Mey Highlands Games in Caithness.

Charles, known as the Duke of Rothesay while in Scotland, enjoyed the spectacle of pipe bands, tug of war and tossing the caber during his visit.

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Kilted Charles arrived in glorious sunshine (Andrew Milligan/PA)
A competitor takes part in the high jump during the event
A competitor takes part in the high jump during the event (Andrew Milligan/PA)
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Charles soon donned shades to counter the brightness of the day (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Wick Pipe Band entertained the crowds
Wick Pipe Band entertained the crowds (Andrew Milligan/PA)
The prince watches a competitor tossing the caber
The prince watches a competitor tossing the caber (Andrew Milligan/PA)
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Charles chatted with participants (Andrew Milligan/PA)
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The royal kicks a post at the strongman stand (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Tug of war final
Police Scotland took on Help for Heroes in the tug of war final… (Andrew Milligan/PA)
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…with Charles acting as judge… (Andrew Milligan/PA)
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…and the Help for Heroes team triumphed (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Charles watched on as strongman Luke Stoltman lifted heavy stones onto barrels
Charles watched on as strongman Luke Stoltman lifted heavy stones onto barrels (Andrew Milligan/PA)
The royal spoke with the strongman
The royal chatted with the strongman (Andrew Milligan/PA)
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