Duchess of Cornwall visits Sussex for several royal engagements

The Duchess of Cornwall at the Chailey Heritage Foundation. Photograph: Derek Martin
The Duchess of Cornwall at the Chailey Heritage Foundation. Photograph: Derek Martin

The Duchess of Cornwall was welcomed to numerous Sussex venues during a series of royal visits today (Thursday, September 17).

Four separate visits were scheduled for the Duchess over the course of the day.

Chailey, near Lewes, was the first stop of the day, where the Duchess opened a charity’s £3.1million activity centre.

Click here to view photographer Derek Martin’s images.

Next stop was Ditchling – the village where the Duchess went to school – where she met with representatives from a museum where she is president.

Click here to see pictures by photographer Liz Pearce from the visit.

Click here for the full story from the Ditchling visit.

Crawley’s Rape Crisis Centre for Surrey and Sussex was her next engagement, where she privately met survivors of sexual abuse before a special reception.

You can read the full story from her visit to Crawley here.

The Duchess’s final visit was at Bolney Wine Estate.

Click here to find out what the Duchess got to see at the winery here.