Prince Charles starts Wales summer tour in Myddfai

Prince Charles unveils a stained glass window at Myddfai Community Hall in Llandovery, Carmarthenshire Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption Prince Charles has unveiled a stained glass window in Carmarthenshire

Prince Charles has begun his annual summer tour of Wales with a visit to a Carmarthenshire village.

The Prince of Wales unveiled a new stained glass window in Myddfai, near Llandovery, on Sunday.

The window has been created on the theme of Welsh legends at Myddfai Community Hall.

The five-day tour will see him visit the Royal Mint in Llantrisant, Rhondda Cynon Taff, and RAF Valley on Anglesey.

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Image caption Prince Charles spent some time in a gift shop in Myddfai, Carmarthenshire

Every summer, the prince spends a week at Llwynywermod, his farmhouse home in Carmarthenshire, and make a series of visits around Wales.

His tour this year aims to "celebrate enterprise", recognising Wales' "unique heritage" and promote sustainability.

A Clarence House spokesman said: "The Prince of Wales is very much looking forward to a busy few days of engagements, visiting eight Welsh counties, and meeting people working in a huge variety of different roles, including in the military, in enterprise and in the heritage sector."

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Image caption Prince Charles met with dignitaries as he arrived in the Carmarthenshire Villahe

Prince Charles will also:

  • Visit yoghurt companies in Aberystwyth and in Llannefydd, Denbighshire
  • Tour Strata Florida, the site of a former Cistercian Abbey in Ceredigion
  • Host a musical evening at Llwynywermod, Carmarthenshire
  • Meet staff and volunteers at Llancaiach Fawr Manor in Nelson, Caerphilly
  • Visit Plas Cadnant Hidden Gardens on Anglesey
  • Attend a farming conference at Llandovery College, Carmarthenshire
  • Officially open a new biomass plant near Lampeter, Ceredigion
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