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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to visit Cumbria

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be arriving on Tuesday June 11 to celebrate the 'resilience and spirit of rural and farming communities in Cumbria.'

The royals will visit Keswick to celebrate and recognise individuals and local organisations who have helped contribute to the local community and support local families.

Kensington Palace announced the news on Twitter.

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During their visit, they will meet volunteers from Keswick Mountain Rescue, Keswick First Responders, Youth Mental Health First Aiders and other organisations who have benefitted from grants from Cumbria Community Foundation.

They will then go on to the Market Square to meet members of the public before moving onto a traditional fell sheep farm and learn about some of the key challenges facing farmers.

The royal couple will also learn about the peer support networks that are aimed at helping those in rural areas and some of the innovative ways in which some farms are diversifying.

As well as this, they are set to take part in traditional farming activities such as sheep shearing.

The Duke and Duchess of and Cambridge begin their visit on Tuesday June 11.

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