Highland Highlights: Kate Middleton and Prince William’s Sporty Scottish Adventure Captured in Stunning Photos.

Kate Middleton and Prince William headed up to Scotland for a day of mountain biking, farming and outdoor adventuring — all with the effect of improving mental well-being.

The Duke and Duchess of Rothesay — as the Prince and Princess of Wales are known while in Scotland! — made their first joint appearance on Thursday in several weeks. They scaled back their royal duties recently to spend time with Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis during their kids’ half-term from school.

Matching in green jackets, William and Kate made the most of their busy day — and starred in some stellar photos!

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Prince William and Princess Kate

William, Prince of Wales and Catherine, Princess of Wales, known as the Duke and Duchess of Rothesay when in Scotland, visit Outfit Moray, an award-winning charity delivering life-changing outdoor learning and adventure activity programmes to young people on November 02, 2023 in Moray, Scotland
Prince William and Kate Middleton in Scotland on Nov. 2, 2023.Jane Barlow – WPA Pool/Getty Images

Prince William and Princess Kate started their day at Outfit Moray, an award-winning charity delivering life-changing outdoor learning and adventure activity programs to young people.

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Princess Kate

Catherine, Princess of Wales, known as the Duchess of Rothesay when in Scotland, visits Outfit Moray, an award-winning charity delivering life-changing outdoor learning and adventure activity programmes to young people on November 02, 2023 in Moray, Scotland
Kate Middleton in Scotland on Nov. 2, 2023.Jane Barlow – WPA Pool/Getty Images

The Princess of Wales adorned her Burberry coat with a red poppy pin. Every November, the red flower accessories become a piece of the royal family’s wardrobe as Remembrance Day approaches.

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Princess Kate

Catherine, Princess of Wales, known as the Duchess of Rothesay when in Scotland, shares a joke with guests as she visits Outfit Moray, an award-winning charity delivering life-changing outdoor learning and adventure activity programmes to young people on November 02, 2023 in Moray, Scotland
Kate Middleton in Scotland on Nov. 2, 2023.Jane Barlow – WPA Pool/Getty Images

Princess Kate smiled widely as she shared a laugh with a guest.

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Prince William and Princess Kate

William, Prince of Wales and Catherine, Princess of Wales known as the Duke and Duchess of Rothesay when in Scotland, ride bicycles during their visit to Outfit Moray, an award-winning charity delivering life-changing outdoor learning and adventure activity programmes to young people on November 02, 2023 in Moray, Scotland
Kate Middleton in Scotland on Nov. 2, 2023.Jane Barlow – WPA Pool/Getty Images

Sporting helmets, Princess Kate and Prince William navigated a cycling course with obstacles.

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Prince William and Princess Kate

Catherine, Princess of Wales and Prince William Prince of Wales, known as the Duke and Duchess of Rothesay when in Scotland, visit Outfit Moray, an award-winning charity delivering life-changing outdoor learning and adventure activity programmes to young people, on November 02, 2023 in Moray, Scotland
Prince William and Kate Middleton in Scotland on Nov. 2, 2023.Jane Barlow – WPA Pool/Getty Images

Ready to race!

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Princess Kate

Catherine, Princess of Wales, rides a mountain bike on a visit to Outfit Moray, in Moray, Scotland on November 2, 2023
Kate Middleton rides a bike in Scotland on Nov. 2, 2023.JANE BARLOW/POOL/AFP via Getty Images

The Princess of Wales was totally focused as she navigated the course.

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Princess Kate

Catherine, Princess of Wales, known as the Duchess of Rothesay when in Scotland, rides a bicycle during a visit to Outfit Moray, an award-winning charity delivering life-changing outdoor learning and adventure activity programmes to young people on November 02, 2023 in Moray, Scotland
Kate Middleton in Scotland on Nov. 2, 2023.Jane Barlow – WPA Pool/Getty Images

Outfit Moray is dedicated to helping vulnerable or disadvantaged youth through confidence-building activities like mountain biking, paddlesports, rock climbing, archery and bushcraft.

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Princess Kate

Catherine, Princess of Wales, known as the Duchess of Rothesay when in Scotland, meets pupils from Burghead Primary School taking part in Outfit Moray, an award-winning charity delivering life-changing outdoor learning and adventure activity programmes to young people on November 02, 2023 in Moray, Scotland.
Kate Middleton comforts boy who fell off bike in Scotland on Nov. 2, 2023.Jane Barlow – WPA Pool/Getty

Princess Kate snapped into mom mode to comfort a boy who had fallen off his bike, telling him he was “so brave” and encouraging him to “give it another go.”

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Prince William

William, Prince of Wales known as the Duke of Rothesay when in Scotland, poses for a selfie during a visit to Outfit Moray, an award-winning charity delivering life-changing outdoor learning and adventure activity programmes to young people on November 02, 2023 in Moray, Scotland
Prince William in Scotland on Nov. 2, 2023.Jane Barlow – WPA Pool/Getty Images

Prince William stopped for a selfie!

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Prince William and Princess Kate

Catherine, The Princess of Wales (C), known as the Duchess of Rothesay when in Scotland, visits Outfit Moray, an award-winning charity delivering life-changing outdoor learning and adventure activity programmes to young people on November 02, 2023 in Moray, Scotland
Prince William and Kate Middleton in Scotland on Nov. 2, 2023.Jane Barlow – WPA Pool/Getty Images

Onlookers gathered despite dreary weather to catch a glimpse of the future king and queen.

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Prince William and Kate Middleton

William, Prince of Wales and Catherine, Princess of Wales known as the Duke and Duchess of Rothesay when in Scotland, are presented with three teddy bears for their children during a visit to Outfit Moray, an award-winning charity delivering life-changing outdoor learning and adventure activity programmes to young people on November 02, 2023 in Moray, Scotland
Prince William and Kate Middleton in Scotland on Nov. 2, 2023.Jane Barlow – WPA Pool/Getty Images

Before they headed to their next outing, Prince William and Princess Kate were given three teddy bears as gifts to bring home to their children.

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Princess Kate

Catherine, Princess of Wales, known as the Duchess of Rothesay when in Scotland, meets pupils from Burghead Primary School taking part in Outfit Moray, an award-winning charity delivering life-changing outdoor learning and adventure activity programmes to young people on November 02, 2023 in Moray, Scotland
Kate Middleton in Scotland on Nov. 2, 2023.Jane Barlow – WPA Pool/Getty Images

Kate knelt to speak with children who presented her with a bouquet.

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Prince William and Princess Kate

Catherine, Princess of Wales and Prince William Prince of Wales, known as the Duke and Duchess of Rothesay when in Scotland, meet with young farmers at Brodieshill Farm, to learn about efforts being made to better support the mental health and wellbeing of young people, on November 02, 2023 in Moray, Scotland
Prince William and Kate Middleton visit Scotland on Nov. 2, 2023.Jane Barlow – WPA Pool/Getty Images

The royal couple then headed to Brodieshill Farm to learn about efforts being made to better support the mental health and well-being of young people.

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Princess Kate

Catherine, Princess of Wales and Prince William Prince of Wales, known as the Duke and Duchess of Rothesay when in Scotland, meet farmers and their families at Brodieshill Farm, to learn about efforts being made to better support the mental health and wellbeing of young people, on November 02, 2023 in Moray, Scotland
Kate Middleton in Scotland on Nov. 2, 2023.Jane Barlow – WPA Pool/Getty Images

At the farm, Princess Kate met a young boy sporting rain boots.

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Prince William and Princess Kate

Prince William, Prince of Wales, known as the Duke of Rothesay and Catherine, Princess of Wales, known as the Duchess of Rothesay when in Scotland, visit DAY1, a Highland based charity in Inverness, which provides mentoring, training, personal development and employability services to vulnerable young people on November 02, 2023 in Moray, Scotland.
Prince William and Kate Middleton in Scotland on Nov. 2, 2023.Paul Campbell – WPA Pool/Getty

For their last stop of the day, the royal couple headed to DAY1, a Highland-based charity in Inverness, which provides mentoring, training, personal development and employability services to vulnerable young people.

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Prince William and Princess Kate

Prince William, Prince of Wales, known as the Duke of Rothesay and Catherine, Princess of Wales, known as the Duchess of Rothesay when in Scotland, visit DAY1, a Highland based charity in Inverness, which provides mentoring, training, personal development and employability services to vulnerable young people on November 02, 2023 in Moray, Scotland.
Prince William and Kate Middleton in Scotland on Nov. 2, 2023.Paul Campbell – WPA Pool/Getty

Kate tried her hand at a game involving cups.

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