Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall wrap up warm and don colourful face masks as they visit Salisbury Cathedral to mark its 800th anniversary
- Prince Charles, 72, and Camilla, 73, arrived in Salisbury this morning
- Attended service in celebration of 800th anniversary of foundation of cathedral
- Wore colourful face masks and wrapped up in winter coats for the occasion
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall braved the chilly weather as they arrived in Salisbury today.
Prince Charles, 72, and Camilla, 73, both donned colourful masks as they attended a morning church service at Salisbury Cathedral to mark the 800th anniversary of its foundation, which began in 1220.
Wrapped up in winter coats, the royals appeared to be in good spirits as they received a warm welcome from members of the church.
The Duchess of Cornwall opted for a navy ensemble and stylish hat adorned with faux fur details, while the Prince of Wales wore his trusted tan coat.
It took 38 years to build the main body of the Gothic cathedral from 1220 to 1258.
The Prince of Wales, 72, and the Duchess of Cornwall, 73, headed to Salisbury this morning to attend a church service at the city’s cathedral to mark the 800th anniversary of its foundation (pictured)
Prince Charles and Camilla were greeted by the Dean of Salisbury, the Very Reverend Nicholas Papadopulos (pictured)
The royal couple did not seem to mind the cold temperature as they headed towards the entrance of the cathedral to attend the service this morning.
Camilla pinned a light blue floral brooch to the left of her dark blue coat, wore a dark patterned face covering and accessorised with a small black clutch bag.
The royal completed her chic outfit with thigh-high black suede boots, and added a pair of black leather gloves to keep her hands warm.
Meanwhile, Prince Charles opted for a more colourful outfit, and teamed his tan coat with a turquoise face mask, which featured geometric detail in green, gold and red.
Camilla, who opted for a blue coat with a black hat and boots, added a pop of colour to her outfit with a light blue brooch
While Camilla opted for a floral dark mask, Prince Charles chose a colourful option in turquoise (pictured)
Prince Charles looked dapper in his trusted tan coat and turquoise face masks. Underneath, he was wearing a checked red tie
The royal couple were greeted by the Dean of Salisbury, the Very Reverend Nicholas Papadopulos.
Once inside, the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall were handed programmes detailing the order of ceremony – during which they continued to wear their face coverings.
Today marked the 800th anniversary of the foundation of the cathedral.
The church, which is formally known as the Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, was erected in 1220.
It has had the UK’s highest spire since 1549, reaching 404 feet high.
Once inside, the Prince of Wales took off his coat, revealing a stylish grey suit with pink shirt and pocket square
The Duchess of Cornwall and Prince of Wales discussed the programme that was kindly handed to them when they arrived
The royal couple kept their masks on inside the place of worship for the socially distanced ceremony
All attendees, including the Dean of Salisbury (in yellow), wore masks during the service this morning