Prince Charles makes two-day trip to county
Prince Charles described Northumberland as special during his two-day visit last Wednesday and Thursday.
He began his visit at The Sill: National Landscape Discovery Centre, at Once Brewed.
His next stop was a visit to the farmers’ market in Hexham and then a tour of Hexham Abbey before visiting Kirkharle, the birthplace of Lancelot Capability Brown, where he attended a reception for beneficiaries and supporters of the Upper Teesdale Agricultural Support Services group, which is marking its 25th anniversary.
He concluded his first day with a trip to Kielder Salmon Centre and Hatchery, at Kielder Water and Forest Park.
The second day began with a visit to Moorland Spirit Company Ltd’s Hepple Gin distillery.
He then headed to The Alnwick Garden, where he visited the Elderberries drop-in centre and attended the Duchess of Northumberland’s annual garden party for volunteers and carers where he praised them for their commitment.