Prince William shares cheeky anecdote about Prince George during outing in Wales with Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

The royal couple charmed locals as they returned to the country they called home as newlyweds.
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have returned to the nation they called home as newlyweds, making a special visit to Wales on Tuesday.

Marking St David’s Day, the feast day of the patron saint of Wales, Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge made the most of a whirlwind day packed with engagements and appearances.

As usual, the most captivating appearance was Catherine’s, the 40-year-old royal pulling off an elegant wardrobe change halfway through the day.

She arrived at Abergavenny Market dressed in a forest green Sportsmax coat that retails for $1,725, pairing it with a colour coordinated turtleneck sweater and black skinny jeans.

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge coordinated her forest green coat and sweater with Prince William’s outfit.

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The Duchess of Cambridge also dusted off her faithful $450 Aquatalia Rouge boots, which she has been wearing since her earliest days as a royal in 2011.

She shrugged off her coat as she and William visited Blaenavon Hwb, a community-focused youth centre, where Catherine showed off her cooking skills while chatting with local teens.

William’s baking attempts weren’t quite as successful as his wife’s, the future king joking: “I’m under a lot of pressure here.

“Do not judge my cooking, this could go horribly wrong. It’s not Great British Bake Off. Where’s Mary [Berry] when you need her?”

He also spoke with youth who frequent the community centre, at which point one girl told him she comes by to let off steam and rant with her peers, to which William responded: “Everyone needs to rant.”

The couple then headed to a local farm where they spent time with farmers and some of the animals they tend, including a group of charming goats.

Catherine pulled off a quick wardrobe change for the more hands-on engagement, adopting a more casual outfit that included a recycled Seeland khaki jacket she’s been seen in before.

She kept her black jeans on but swapped out her heeled boots for a sturdy pair of Blundstones, which retail for just over $310.

Catherine later changed into a more casual outfit to visit local farms.

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Wrapping a red scarf around her neck for a pop of colour, she and William spent time talking with the Welsh locals who run Pant Farm and interacting with the goats.

While there William shared a delightful detail about his and Catherine’s son, Prince George, who accompanied his parents to an England v Wales rugby match over the weekend.

While chatting with a local Welsh farmer, the Duke commented on the fact that he supports Wales while his wife is the royal patron of the English rugby team.

He joked that it’s a “good family rivalry”, and when the farmer suggested William encourage son George to come over to the Welsh side, he replied: “Don’t worry, he’s already there.”

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It was a special visit for the royals, who called Wales home for several years at the start of their marriage, renting a home in Anglesey.

They lived in the four-bedroom house from 2011 until 2013, when they welcomed George and later moved to Kensington Palace.

At the time, William said of Wales: “This island has been our first home together, and it will always be an immensely special place for us both.

“Catherine and I look forward to returning again and again over the coming years with our family.”

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