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Eight hundred leeks have been presented to soldiers and friends of the Welsh Guards in a St David’s Day ceremony.
According to ancient legend, King Cadwaladr of Gwynedd ordered his soldiers to identify themselves by wearing the vegetable on their helmets in a sixth-century battle against the Saxons that took place in a leek field.
Youngsters in Cardiff said they were 'speechless' after meeting Prince Charles and Camilla this morning.
One told ITV Cymru Wales he was 'going to tell his grandchildren' about his unforgettable St David's Day.
The royal couple are in Wales for a day of celebrations to honour the Patron Saint.
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall are in Wales for a series of celebrations to mark St David's Day.
This morning they attended the national St David's Day service at St John the Baptist City Parish Church and will shortly visit the Royal College of Music and Drama.
In his St. David's Day message, Opposition leader Andrew RT Davies says it's important that Wales looks back and looks forward.
In his St. David's Day message, Welsh Secretary David Jones says Wales' two governments must continue to work together so that the country can 'achieve its maximum potential.
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It doesn't count as one of your five-a-day, but this leek-infused tipple seems to be going down well with patriotic customers.
The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall have been marking the national day with a church service and a visit to a music college.