The Queen arrives in Chester

The Queen arrives at Chester Zoo in coral

The Queen has arrived at Chester Zoo as part of her Diamond Jubilee tour to celebrate 60 years on the throne accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh.

They will unveil a plaque at the new entrance - named the Diamond Jubilee Quarter - and then take a tour by monorail.

Crowds brave the rain in Chester

Afterwards, the Queen will view the rhino paddock while The Duke of Edinburgh will be taken to see the zoo's elephants.

They will then move on to Warrington, Cheshire, to officially open Orford Jubilee Park.

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North West Royal visit

The Queen and Prince Philip will continue their tour of the North West today, visiting Liverpool and Chester. They will take a boat trip around Liverpool's docks, as well as going to Chester Zoo.