In Pictures: Royals greeted by crowds, cleaners – and a duck

The Queen, the Prince of Wales and the Duke of Cambridge have been out meeting the public – and animals – at separate engagements across Britain.

Gorgie City Farm in Edinburgh was visited by the Queen, while Charles and wife Camilla toured a primary school in South Wales and William visited staff and patients at Royal Marsden Hospital in central London.

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The Queen was introduced to a duck called Olive during a visit to Gorgie City Farm (Andrew Milligan/PA)
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Olive played the role of tour guide, leading the Queen as she walked round the farm (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Queen Elizabeth II visits Gorgie City Farm
During her visit, the Queen received a sheep teddy from three-year-old Eilidh Fraser (Andrew Milligan/PA)
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The royal visitor met some youngsters at the farm (Andrew Milligan/PA)
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The Queen also watched a number of women working on traditional wool spinning wheels (Andrew Milligan/PA)
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The Prince of Wales, meanwhile, received a toy dragon as he met well-wishers in New Tredegar, South Wales (Andrew Matthews/PA)
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Charles, now a grandfather of four, met one baby resident of the town (Andrew Matthews/PA)
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Fans young and old lined the streets to White Rose Primary School in Elliots Town to greet Charles, who was joined by wife Camilla (Andrew Matthews/PA)
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Once inside, the royal visitors listened to a performance by the Aloud charity choir (Andrew Matthews/PA)
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Charles joined pupils for a lesson in nutrition (Andrew Matthews/PA)
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In London, the Duke of Cambridge delighted patients at the Royal Marsden Hospital (Frank Augstein/PA)
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William visited in his role as president of the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust (Frank Augstein/PA)
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The visit also delighted staff at the hospital, with the duke more than happy to grant cleaner Evelyn Adams, 65, her wish of a royal hug (Frank Augstein/PA)
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