The Isle of Wight is set to welcome royalty twice in May.

At the start of the month, the Duke of Edinburgh is scheduled to visit the bottling plant at Wight Crystal, Daish Way, Newport.

HRH Prince Edward turned 60 earlier this month (March) and to mark the occasion, was pictured by Island photographer, Chris Jelf.

He last visited the Island in 2022, when he paid a trip to Pan Together, alongside the Duchess of Edinburgh.

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Later in the month, the Princess Royal is due to visit the National Coastwatch Institution, Forelands Field Road, Bembridge.

Princess Anne will also head to Seaview where she will open the Sea View Yacht Club Training Centre on Duver Road.

Her Royal Highness and her husband, Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence, last visited the Island, for Cowes Week, in July.

The Duke of Edinburgh is due on the Island on May 1, the Princess Royal is scheduled to visit on May 16.