The Royal Mile
the events at
The Gathering, 2009 in Edinburgh was a
parade of members of clans up the Royal Mile from Holyrood Park to
Edinburgh Castle Esplanade.
Parade left Holyrood Park at 7.45 pm on Saturday July 25. Marchers
were grouped by clan, following their clan banners up the Royal Mile.
They marched in alphabetical order of clan. Over 7,000
marchers were expected to take part.
Royal Mile was lined with spectators, and it took about two hours for the
whole parade to reach the castle esplanade.