Her Majesty was pictured arriving at Aberdeen Airport this afternoon. The 96-year-old monarch was making her way back to The Big City ahead of the four-day celebration to mark her 70th year on the throne.
The Queenie Luv has been at Balmoral since Thursday.
This is believed the be among her favourite places.
The visit was a private one, understood to be typical for this time of year.
More to follow.