In Pictures: William and Kate visit Cumbria countryside

By Press Association Reporters

Crowds were out in force to welcome the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to Cumbria.

William and Kate began their visit in Keswick.

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(Peter Byrne/PA)
(Peter Byrne/PA)

Kensington Palace said the royals were visiting the region to celebrate the work of “local heroes, farmers, volunteers and those supporting the rural community”.

(Peter Byrne/PA)
(Peter Byrne/PA)
(Peter Byrne/PA)
(Peter Byrne/PA)