Princess Anne is visiting The Woodland Trust's Jubilee Woods project in Leicestershire today.
The Princess is opening the Paralympic Grove, where one million trees will be planted to celebrate Team GB's success in the 2012 Paralympic Games.
Paralympic champion swimmer Ellie Simmonds is also at the event, where Princess Anne will plant an Oak tree, as a lasting legacy.
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