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Princess Anne to visit North Devon

PUBLISHED: 10:05 14 April 2014 | UPDATED: 10:44 14 April 2014

Princess Anne will be visiting North Devon next month. Pic: Alastair Grant/PA Wire

Princess Anne will be visiting North Devon next month. Pic: Alastair Grant/PA Wire

The Princess Royal will be making several engagements in Barnstaple, Clovelly and Abbotsham next month.

The Diamond Jubilee Fountain near Clovelly Visitor Centre will be officially opened by Princess Anne on May 6. The Diamond Jubilee Fountain near Clovelly Visitor Centre will be officially opened by Princess Anne on May 6.

NORTH Devon will be receiving a royal visitor next month with The Princess Royal visiting Barnstaple, Abbotsham and Clovelly.

On May 6, HRH Princess Anne will be taking part in a dedication ceremony of the Diamond Jubilee Fountain near Clovelly Visitor Centre.

The fountain had been newly restored and features lines inscribed in slate from a Shakespeare’s Sonnet 18.

The Princess will also visit Wings South West in Abbotsham, and the Starfish North Devon Homes Project in Forches, Barnstaple.

Also in Clovelly, Princess Anne is expected to attend a 175th anniversary celebration of the Shipwrecked Fisherman and Mariners Royal Benevolent Society.

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