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Royal visitor due in the Bailiwick this week

Royal visitor due in the Bailiwick this week

Sunday 15 July 2018

Royal visitor due in the Bailiwick this week

Sunday 15 July 2018


Her Royal Highness, Princess Anne, is due to visit the Bailiwick again this week.

The Princess Royal will visit both Guernsey and Sark as well as Les Casquets off Alderney in her role as Master of Trinity House, which oversees and maintains lighthouses around the British Isles.

Trinity House is a charitable organisation "dedicated to safeguarding shipping and seafarers, providing education, support and welfare to the seafaring community with a statutory duty as a General Lighthouse Authority to deliver a reliable, efficient and cost effective aids to navigation service for the benefit and safety of all mariners."

The Bailiwick visit by The Princess Royal on Wednesday 18 July will start at Torteval Church, where Her Royal Highness will see the recent restoration work and commemorate its bicentenary.  The Princess Royal will then meet parish officials and see a series of outdoor displays that tell the story of rural and historic Guernsey.  

Sark lighthouse

Her Royal Highness will then visit Point Robert lighthouse, in Sark(pictured above), before travelling to Les Casquets (pictured below) to visit a team of engineers working on the station.

 Les Casquets

The Princess Royal is Master of Trinity House, which was founded in 1514 by Royal Charter and now maintains more than 60 lighthouses around England, Wales, the Channel Islands and Gibraltar.

 

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