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Royal visit confirmed for October

Princess Anne during her last visit to the Isle of Man in 2013, at the official opening of Ballavartyn equestrian centre

Princess Anne to return to IoM

The Isle of Man will be visited by a member of the Royal Family later this year.

Anne, Princess Royal will be here for the day on 25 October.

The announcement from the Lieutenant Governor and Lady Gozney says Her Royal Highness will officially open the renovated Market Hall at North Quay, Douglas, the new facilities at Ramsey Park Hotel and the new road bridge at Peel harbour.

It goes on to say more details about the visit will be released in the coming weeks.

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