King Charles III in Cardiff for first Wales visit as monarch

King Charles III has arrived in Wales for his first official visit as monarch on the final part of his UK tour.

He and the Queen Consort are attending a prayer and reflection service for the Queen at the city’s Llandaff Cathedral.

As part of the royal couple’s final visit to the UK’s four nations, they then attend an event at the Senedd in Cardiff Bay.

The King will then greet members of the public in the grounds of Cardiff Castle.

King Charles arrived in Cardiff via helicopter from his Gloucestershire home of Highgrove following a day of rest after a week of duties since the death of the Queen, who died aged 96 last week.

He and the Queen Consort were greeted by a gun salute at Cardiff Castle as they set foot on to Welsh soil.

Hundreds of people lined the streets of Llandaff village to greet the King and Queen Consort with cheers and flag waving on their way to the service at Llandaff Cathedral.

A fanfare of trumpeters from the Regimental Band of the Royal Welsh greeted the King…

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