Queen Visits Region

The Queen is visiting our region as part of her diamond jubilee tour

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Queen visits Yeovil

The Queen has arrived in Yeovil on the second day of her visit to the south west as part of her Diamond Jubilee tour.

Queen in Yeovil
Queen Elizabeth was welcomed by hundreds on her visit to Yeovil Credit: ITV Westcountry

She met local Brownies lining the route at Nine Springs Country Park.

Queen and Brownies in Yeovil
Some Brownies dressed up in style for the Royal visit Credit: ITV Westcountry

And the Queen met a police horse named after the last British soldier to survive the trenches of the First World War. Harry Patch was born in Bath and spent his final days in Wells. She was introduced to his namesake and fellow Avon and Somerset Police horse Jubilee during her visit

Queen and police horses
The Queen meets police horses 'Harry Patch' and 'Jubilee' Credit: ITV Westcountry

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Second day of Queen's visit

The Queen
The Queen will be Yeovil and Exeter Credit: ITV Westcountry

The Queen is continuing her two day visit in the region.

As part of her diamond jubilee tour, she'll be visting Yeovil for a country fayre, Crewkerne town hall and the visit will end at and Exeter where she will open a new building at the university.

Queen visits Sherborne

Thousands welcomed the Queen to Sherborne where she met primary schoolchildren at a Mad Hatter's Tea Party on the lawn outside the Abbey.

It was all part of her Diamond Jubilee Celebrations - there were Union flags, flowers, bunting and even corgis.

Crowds welcome Queen to Sherborne

Hundreds of people braved the weather to welcome the Queen to Dorset.

She and the Duke of Edinburgh met primary schoolchildren at a Mad Hatter's Tea Party on the lawn outside Sherborne Abbey. Eight-year-old Leah McGarry presented her with a bouquet.

The Queen then toured a food fair before visiting the Digby Memorial Hall.

The royal couple met guests and staff from residential homes at a coffee morning with a 1952 theme.

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