The Princess Royal joined students and teachers at Lydbrook Primary School to see how students are learning about nature and wildlife. She spoke with kids who were pond dipping and studying mini beasts. The Princess Royal has long been an avid outdoors person and keeps horses, pigs and pigs at her home at Gatcombe park.
During a documentary released for her 70th birthday, Princess Anne spoke about how she enjoyed being outdoors and keeping busy. She shared how taking care of the animals had been especially beneficial during lockdown since she likes to keep herself occupied. Her children, Peter Philips and Zara Tindall spoke about how their mother always included their children, her grandchildren, in looking after the animals and being outdoors whenever they visited.
Princess Anne also opened a new well-being garden for the school. The garden includes interactive elements for the children to participate in and engage with nature and wildlife. She then continued on to visit Bathurst pool which celebrated 100 years since it opened to the public. She unveiled a plaque to mark the occasion. Both visits were done outdoors and were adhering to the government's guidelines to limit the spread of COVID-19. xx