Princess Anne visits Cambridgeshire

On Wednesday 16th October 2019, HRH Princess Anne visited Cambridgeshire for a day of engagements.

The day started at Hotel Chocolat in Huntingdon, where she enjoyed both a tour of the facility and a taste of one of the UKs premier chocolate brands.  Starting life as a mail order chocolate tasting club, the company now has stores throughout the UK, and its own cocoa plantation in St Lucia.  What better way to celebrate National Chocolate Day than with a Royal Visit.

Her next stop was the Museum of Armed Policing based at the old Chatteris Police Station, where the Princess Royal chatted with museum staff and members of the Police Firearms Officers Association, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary.  The Museum’s aims are to educate and inform young people about the dangers of knives and guns.

Returning to the food theme, Princess Anne ended her visit to Cambridgeshire, the second this year, with a visit to Corkers Crisps at Willow Farm in Little Downham near Ely. The Princess Royal talked with staff and saw just how the gourmet crisps are made, using potatoes grown on 600 acres of the richest most fertile soil in the UK.