In Pictures: Harry and Meghan visit Cardiff Castle

Royal fans began arriving as early as 7am at Cardiff Castle, although Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were held up by a train delay as they set out on their Welsh away day.

The prince introduced his bride-to-be to the residents of another area of the country, following successful visits to Nottingham and Brixton in south London.

Prince Harry visit to Cardiff Castle (Andrew Matthews/PA)
Members of the public were in good spirits as they awaited the delayed arrival of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at Cardiff Castle (Andrew Matthews/PA)
Prince Harry visit to Cardiff Castle (Andrew Matthews/PA)
A police sniffer dog drew the admiration of bystanders (Andrew Matthews/PA)
Prince Harry visit to Cardiff Castle
Despite a wait of seven hours for some people, the couple received an enthusiastic welcome (Aaron Chown/PA)
Prince Harry apologised to wellwishers after the couple's train was delayed (Andrew Matthews/PA)
Prince Harry apologised to wellwishers after the couple's train was delayed (Andrew Matthews/PA)
Harry Smith and Megan Taylor, both from Marlborough Primary School, presented the couple with a wedding gift (Ben Birchall/PA)
Harry Smith and Megan Taylor - note their names - both from Marlborough Primary School, presented the couple with a wedding gift (Ben Birchall/PA)
The couple went on to tour a Welsh culture festival (Ben Birchall/PA)
The couple went on to tour a Welsh culture festival (Ben Birchall/PA)
Ms Markle was dressed in a black coat by Stella McCartney and trousers by Welsh brand Hiut Denim (Ben BIrchall/PA
Ms Markle was dressed in a black coat by Stella McCartney and trousers by Welsh brand Hiut Denim (Ben Birchall/PA

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle listen to a Welsh love song in Cardiff Castle's Arab room pic.twitter.com/4A510l9beW

-- Claire Hayhurst (@clairehayhurst) January 18, 2018

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