Prince Harry and Meghan Markle: Royal couple arrive in Edinburgh for first official joint visit to Scotland ahead of wedding

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visit Edinburgh Castle on what is the couple's first visit to the Scottish capital together Featuring: Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Where: Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom When: 13 Feb 2018 Credit: John Rainford/WENNPrince Harry and Meghan Markle arrive in Edinburgh for official engagement  [Wenn]

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have arrived in Edinburgh for their first official visit to Scotland ahead of their wedding in May.

The soon-to-be-married couple were welcomed to the city by the Royal Marines Scotland Band at Edinburgh Castle before they visit social enterprise cafe Social Bite.

Wearing a green and navy tartan coat, the former actress stunned as she wore her brunette hair loose and wavy for the appearance as she greeted the people of Edinburgh.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visit Edinburgh Castle during their first official joint visit to Scotland Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visit Edinburgh Castle during their first official joint visit to Scotland [Getty]

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visit Edinburgh Castle on what is the couple's first visit to the Scottish capital together Featuring: Meghan Markle Where: Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom When: 13 Feb 2018 Credit: John Rainford/WENNPrince Harry and Meghan Markle visit Edinburgh Castle  [Wenn]

The couple, who will said “I do” on May 19 at Windsor Castle, will end their trip at the Palace of Holyroodhouse by attending a reception to celebrate youth achievements.

The royal engagement comes after further details surrounding Harry and Meghan’s wedding was announced by Kensington Palace.

In a statement, Kensington Palace announced that the ceremony will take place at 12pm (GMT) on 19 May at St George’s Chapel. The Dean of Windsor will conduct the service and The Archbishop of Canterbury will officiate as the couple make their vows.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their engagement just one year after they began dating – click here to see Prince William’s brother and his Suits actress girlfriend’s relationship in pictures

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - FEBRUARY 13: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visit Edinburgh Castle during their first official joint visit to Scotland on February 13, 2018 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/ WireImage)Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their engagement in November  [Getty]

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visit Edinburgh Castle during their first official joint visit to ScotlandMeghan Markle reportedly intends to make a speech during her wedding [Getty]

An hour later at 1pm, with the couple now being married, they will undertake a Carriage Procession from the chapel through Windsor Town before returning to Windsor Castle along the Long Walk.

“They hope this short journey will provide an opportunity for more people to come together around Windsor and to enjoy the atmosphere of this special day,” a statement from Kensington Palace said.

Following the procession, Harry and Meghan will be joined by guests to attend a reception at St George’s Hall, before a private evening reception for friends and family which will be hosted by Harry’s father, Prince Charles.

Prince Harry and Meghan MarklePrince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding will take play on 19 May [Gc Images]

Harry and Meghan announced their engagement in November before opening up about their relationship, with the Prince revealing that he knew the former Suits actress was “the one” from the very first time they met on a blind date.

According to reports actress Meghan, 36, intends to make a speech during the wedding reception after she and Harry, 33, have said “I do”.

In addition to paying tribute to her new husband, the American wants to use the opportunity to thank the Queen, plus, her friends and family

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