Cadets in Attendance as HRH Princess Anne Visits the First…

The Lord Lieutenants cadets were invited to the Secretary of States Garden party were HRH Princess Anne made a surprise visit to Hillsborough Castle. This is the first garden party held on the estate since the pandemic.

Cadets in Attendance as HRH Princess Anne Visits the First Annual Garden Party Held at Hillsborough Castle Since the Beginning of the Covid

22 July 2022

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Their roles were to greet notable guest who were being presented to Princess Anne when she arrived. Each cadet was given a numbered paddle and were positioned around the circular walkway in the walled garden.

Anne greeted roughly 1000 people and also took time to speak to the cadets.

Princess Anne also went around other parts of the garden where she planted a tree, allowing other garden party guests to meet her.

The estate serves as home to the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, and is the official residence for the Queen and other members of the Royal Family when they are here.


Army Sea & Air Cadets joined by MLA Robin Swan


Group photo


Lord Lieutenant Cadets from 1st (NI) Battalion