Prince William sent a message to Doris Hancock as she reached the halfway point in her walk along Hadrian's Wall.
The 95 year old from Ambleside is doing the walk to raise money for the charity Centrepoint.
The Prince's message was read to her by one of the charity's members.
More top news
The Lake District has inspired presidents, pop stars and poets to get hitched over the years. Here's five spots where Cupid might strike.
More than one million pounds is being provided to boost the number of golden eagles in the region.
Hannah McNulty investigates how the awful events of December 2015 affected some of the region's most vulnerable people: the homeless.