William and Kate embark on a three day royal train tour of the UK thanking key workers across the nation for their efforts during the coronavirus pandemic.

In pictures: William and Kate's visit to Edinburgh during royal tour

The Earl and Countess of Strathearn arrived in Edinburgh on Monday to start their UK-wide tour of thanking frontline staff during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

The royal couple arrived by train at Edinburgh Waverley and were welcomed by piper Lou Marshall who was playing Christmas songs.

William and Kate then set off to meet members of the Scottish Ambulance Service which was the first engagement of their morale-boosting festive trip on the royal train.

Here are some pictures of their visit in Edinburgh.

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