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Your pictures of Scotland: 18 - 25 July 2014

image copyrightJennie Stewart
image captionSunrise over East Beach on Saturday morning. Jennie Stewart, from Lossiemouth, took this photo around 05:45. If you want to let us know what you think of this week's pictures go to
image copyrightTanya Carmichael
image captionThe Red Arrows flew over BBC Scotland's headquarters after their fly past of the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Celtic Park.
image copyrightJacqui McLellan
image captionConnor gave sisters Lindsay and Sarah a helping hand up Mither Tap, Bennachie in Aberdeenshire. Mum Jacqui McLellan and granda were also there.
image copyrightChirag Dedhia
image captionSweta and husband Chirag Dedhia visited Landmark Forest Adventure Park, near Aviemore, to avoid predicted downpours in Aberdeen.
image copyrightStewart Prodger
image captionHot on the heels: "On a hot summer night, as the sun sets over the Trossachs, this is the only way to cool your heels if you're not by the water", Stewart Prodger said. The photo was taken looking west over the hills from Dunblane.
image copyrightMartin Pirie
image captionMartin Pirie, from Haddington, went for a walk between Glenfinnan railway station and the viaduct. Glenfinnan monument can be seen at the tip of Loch Shiel.
image copyrightJanet Parker
image captionAs the Scottish team paraded around the arena during the Games opening ceremony, someone in front of Janet Parker waved their Saltire. "It just seemed to add an extra dimension to what was a fantastic moment", she said.
image copyrightKenny Merrilees
image captionThis hedge, cut into the shape of the Commonwealth Games mascot Clyde, was the work of Robert Grant from Morar. The photo was taken by his friend Keenny Merrilees.
image copyrightAlan Grant
image captionAlan Grant from Polmont said a family BBQ on the beach at South Queensferry turned into a spooky night as the sun set and the haar moved in settling over the Forth Bridge and the road bridge.
image copyrightJack Alston
image captionHorses and midges at New Lanark. Photo by Jack Alston.
image copyrightJenny Fraser
image captionJenny Fraser was in Shetland for a hen party with bride-to-be Laura, the mother-of-the-bride and bridesmaids.
image copyrightRoger Wild
image captionRoger Wild, from Fort William, was in Scourie to watch the sun set over Handa Island.
image copyrightFoster Evans
image captionFoster Evans was in Crail where the festival was getting underway.
image copyrightAileen Kerr
image captionAileen Kerr sent us this photo of mini versions of Clyde the mascot showing support for the Scotland team in the Commonwealth Games.
image copyrightSheila M Jones
image captionSheila M Jones of Lennoxtown said a great time was had by all at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games.
image copyrightLynsey Shaw
image captionTriplets Sophie , Oliver and Eva had their own version of the Commonwealth Games in the garden. Mum Lynsey Shaw said the egg and spoon and hula hooping were popular activities.
image copyrightDamiel Mainland
image captionThis photo of Scapa beach looking out over Scapa flow in Orkney was taken with Daniel Mainland with his radio-controlled Quadcopter. He was on holiday to his "homeland" from Newton Mearns.
image copyrightDouglas Malcolmson
image captionThe finishing touches were added to Glasgow Metropolitan College on Sunday. Photo by Douglas Malcolmson.

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