Royal visit to the Borders

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duke and Duchess of Rothesay, are continuing their tour of Scotland with a day in the Borders, including Peebles, Galashiels and Hawick.

Full report: Royal visit to the Borders

The Borders has been playing host to royal visitors today. Prince Charles and his wife Camilla - the Duke and Duchess of Rothesay as they are officially known in Scotland.

They visited three towns to see some of the textile work carried out in the area and they left with a special gift for the royal baby.

Watch Tim Backshall's report here:

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Prince Charles and Camilla meet students in Galashiels

The Duke and Duchess of Rothesay, as they are officially known in Scotland, met Textile and Design students at Heriot Watt University's campus in Galashiels.

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Prince Charles and Camilla are visiting the Borders as part of their tour of Scotland Credit: ITV/mobile phone pictures
Charles and Camilla
The Duke is seeing different aspects of the Borders textile industry, in his role as Patron of the Campaign for Wool Credit: ITV/mobile phone pictures
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The Duke and Duchess were in Galashiels before heading on to Hawick Credit: ITV/mobile phone pictures

Where to see Charles and Camilla in the Borders

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla will continue their Scottish tour in the Borders, including Peebles, Galashiels and Hawick.

The Duke and Duchess of Rothesay, as they are known in Scotland, will see different aspects of the textile industry. The Duke is a patron of the Campaign for Wool.

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The Duke and Duchess of Rothesay, as they are known in Scotland, visiting Dundee before their trip to the Borders Credit: Kami Thomson/DC Thomson/PA Wir

The royal couple will begin their day at Moorbrook Textiles' Robert Noble Mill in Peebles.

They continue to the School of Textile and Design at the Heriot Watt University campus in Galashiels.

They will then visit Johnston's of Elgin at Eastfield Mills in Hawick, before ending the day in Edinburgh.