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Thousands line the streets to welcome the Queen

Thousands of people lined the streets of Kendal to see the Queen on her visit to the town with the Princess Royal.

They walked around the historic Market Place and met civic officials, cadets, members of the Duke of Lancaster's regiment and the Royal British Legion, before touring a Made in Cumbria stall, where she was presented with local foodstuffs including Kendal Mint Cake.

Among the crowds were visitors from China, Italy and the United States.

The Queen has now left Kendal and is touring the James Cropper paper mill at Burneside.

Later she will take a boat ride on Windermere.

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The Queen and the Princess Royal to visit Cumbria

Her Majesty in Dumfries Credit: ITV

The Queen and the Princess Royal are visiting Cumbria today. It is their second visit to the region this month. They'll start the day in Kendal before a boat trip on Lake Windermere. They'll go onto visit the Brockhole Estate where they'll meet National Park Rangers.

On arrival in Kendal town centre, Her Majesty and Her Royal Highness will meet civic officials, cadets, members of the Duke of Lancaster's Regiment and members of the Royal British Legion. The Royal Party will then view a selection of produce 'Made in Cumbria' and visit a paper-making mill.

Full Report: The Queen's visit to the Scottish Borders

The Queen has spent the day in the Borders to open visitor attractions linked to two of Scotland's most famous authors.

Her Majesty began the day at the John Buchan museum in Peebles.

She then moved on to Abbotsford House, near Melrose, the former home of Sir Walter Scott.

Tim Backshall sent this report from Abbotsford.

You can watch it in full below.

Queen visits former home of Sir Walter Scott

The Queen arrives at Abbotsford House Credit: ITV News Border

The Queen is in the Borders to open visitor attractions linked to two of Scotland's most famous authors.

The Queen at Abbotsford house Credit: ITV News Border

She began her day at the John Buchan museum in Peebles. It tells the story of the writer and statesman who became best known for his novel, The 39 Steps.

The Queen looks around the gardens of Abbotsford House Credit: ITV News Border

Her Majesty is now at the former home of Sir Walter Scott. The 19th century writer is described as the world's first best-selling novelist.

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