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Prince Charles shakes claws with giant lobster on Fistral Beach

The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall have completed a busy schedule of visits to the county, visiting all parts of the Duchy over the past three days.

The last day of the tour included a visit to Fistral Beach in Newquay.

Here they were shown how the marine litter which regularly washes up on our shores is now being recycled.

The Prince also had a close encounter with two giant creatures from the sea during the visit.

Steve Hardy reports.

Prince Charles & Camilla at Fistral Beach

It's the final day of the Duke & Duchess of Cornwall's visit to the Duchy and today they're at Fistral Beach, Newquay. They're seeing how local charities are tackling litter on our coastline.

Prince Charles meets a man apparently made of rubbish. Credit: Ben Birchall / PA Wire/Press Association Images

The Duchess of Cornwall stops for a picture with 'Larry the Lobster' and 'Sally the Starfish', who are environmental campaigners from the Marine Conservation Society.

The Duchess of Cornwall with 'Larry the Lobster' and 'Sally the Starfish'. Credit: Ben Birchall / PA Wire/Press Association Images

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Prince of Wales & Duchess of Cornwall entertained on St Agnes

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall are continuing their tour of the Scilly Isles by visiting St Agnes.

Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall arrive on St Agnes. Credit: Ben Birchall / PA Wire/PA Images

Prince Charles and Camilla are currently taking part in their annual summer annual tour to the region.

With the focus of their three day visit on the region's tourism industry.

Pupils at St Agnes school perform a play of St George and the Dragon. Credit: Ben Birchall / PA Wire/PA Images

Prince Charles and Camilla were entertained by pupils from St Agnes school, who performed the famous story of St George slaying the Dragon for them in the sunshine.

They also visited the Island Fair where they were introduced to some local wildlife.

The Prince of Wales is shown crustaceans as he visits the Island Fair. Credit: Ben Birchall / PA Wire/PA Images

Day 2 of royal visit to Cornwall

The royal couple in Padstow yesterday. Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall are spending a second day in the county today.

They're focusing on the tourism industry and local communities during this year's visit - stopping in Padstow in North Cornwall yesterday, meeting RNLI volunteers and visiting a restaurant run by celebrity chef Rick Stein. Today the royal couple will be on the Isles of Scilly, stopping by a local island fair on St Mary's.

Charles and Camilla back in Cornwall

The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall visit the region every year.

The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall begin their annual visit to the duchy today.

Prince Charles and Camilla will be focusing on the region's tourist industry and local communities. They will start in Padstow, which is famous for its food and drink culture. They will also meet representatives from the RNLI and Cornish aid charity Shelterbox.

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Royals visit Jamie Oliver's Fifteen on tour day 3

Day three of the Royals tour of the South West has brought them to Jamie Oliver's restaurant Fifteen.

It is the final day of the couple's tour of the region Credit: ITV News West Country
The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall met with apprentices at Jamie's Credit: ITV News West Country

Today the couple will meet young chefs training at before heading to Watergate Bay, to meet members of Surf Action, a charity that supports military veterans and their families.

Duke and Duchess of Cornwall in Cornwall today

Duke and Duchess of Cornwall in Cornwall today Credit: PA

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall are in Cornwall for the final day of their three day tour of the West country today.

Yesterday amongst a host of engagements, Prince Charles visited Plymouth to celebrate the city's centenary.

Today the couple will meet young chefs training at Jamie Oliver's restaurant Fifteen and also at Watergate Bay, Surf Action, a charity that supports military veterans and their families.

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