Former-drug addicts and recovering alcoholics had a royal audience to hear their harrowing stories today when Princess Anne visited Bristol.
She was endorsing the work of the Addiction Recovery Agency - a charity that's marking 25 years of helping thousands of people with drink, drug and gambling problems.
Princess Anne has been visiting staff and volunteers at a Bristol addiction centre.
The Addiction Recovery Agency has been helping people overcome drug and alcohol addictions for the last 25 years.
Princess Anne will be in Bristol later today. She'll be visiting a charity that helps people overcome drugs and alcohol addiction. She'll also be meeting staff and volunteers at the Addiction Recovery Agency and unveiling a commemorative plaque to mark her visit.
The Princess last visited Bristol 3 years ago. The charity has been helping people overcome their addiction problems for the last twenty five years.
The Princess Royal is in Watchet in West Somerset today.
Princess Anne is visiting in her capacity as president of the Royal Yachting Association. She will unveil a plaque to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the town's lighthouse.
It's 22 feet tall and was built in 1860 to guard the entrance to the marina.
Princess Anne admitted that her visits to the International Bird of Prey Centre in Glos always provide her with good entertainment. She was at the centre in Newent to mark its 45th anniversary.