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Prince Charles and Camilla to visit Rutland

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of a Cornwall will visit Rutland on July 28 where they will meet residents of the county.


During the tour, Prince Charles will visit Oakham to look around St John and St Anne Almshouses where he inspect the facilities. Charles will be attending this engagement as patron of the Almshouse Association.

The Royal Couple will then meet local business owners and members of the public in Oakham. The next in line to the throne, as patron of the Step Up To Serve campaign, will then meet young people involved in the programme. The Step Up To Serve campaign unlocks young people’s potential in the business, education and voluntary services in the UK.

The couple’s final visit in Oakham will be traveling to Oakham Castle, where Camilla will present a horseshoe to mark her first official visit to Oakham. Prince Charles also gave a horseshoe when he visited 11 years ago in 2003.

The Royal couple will then visit Rutland Water where they will meet Wildlife Trust volunteers and tour the wildlife sanctuary.

Finally, they will meet children taking part in the Walk a Country Mile initiative. Prince Charles is also patron of the Prince’s Countryside Fund.

Charles last visited the area in 2009 when he met the public in Stamford and toured Browne’s Hospital as well as Stamford Town Hall.

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