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Prince Philip to visit Hindleap Outdoor Education Centre in Ashdown Forest

Prince Phillip visits Harveys Brewery in Lewes last year with head brewer Miles Jenner.

Prince Phillip visits Harveys Brewery in Lewes last year with head brewer Miles Jenner.

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh has chosen Sussex as one of the places in which to celebrate his 93rd birthday week.

The Prince is spending today with the Queen at a garden party at Buckingham Palace with 8,000 invited guests.

But on Friday this week he plans to visit the Hindleap Warren Outdoor Education Centre on the Ashdown Forest near Forest Row. The Centre, set in 300 acres of woodland, specialises in residential courses for young people from youth clubs, schools, special educational needs schools and specialist units working with young people and families at risk. On site there is archery, orienteering, canoeing, a climbing wall, ropes, zip-wires, an abseiling tree, tunnels, an obstacle course and team challenges.

This week Prince Philip also attends an event at Windsor Castle and undertakes a visit to Germany to present campaign medals in his role as the Royal Colonel of The Highlanders, Fourth Battalion and The Royal Regiment of Scotland.

He is the longest serving consort in British history and also the oldest serving partner of a British monarch.

The Duke is the longest serving consort in British history and also the oldest serving partner of a reigning monarch.

 

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