The Duke of Cambridge visits the Isle of Man


The Duke met support staff and volunteers at The Isle of Man Tourist Trophy 2018, attended a reception for guests from across the island, and visited the Joey Dunlop Foundation.

The Duke of Cambridge was in The Isle of Man today to meet staff and volunteers of The Isle of Man Tourist Trophy 2018.

The annual Motorcycle race meeting, which has been running for over 100 years, takes place on the Isle of Man in June.


After watching the final stages of the TT Supersport Race 2, The Duke attended a reception in the Government House Tent speaking to guests from across the Isle of Man, including TT staff and volunteers, civic dignitaries and local businesses.

The Duke then visited the Joey Dunlop Foundation. Established in 2001, the charity creates specialist accommodation for visitors to the Isle of Man with a disability. The charity is named after William Joseph 'Joey' Dunlop, the popular world champion motorcycle racer.

His Royal Highness spoke to staff working at the charity as well as meeting some of the guests currently staying in the accommodation.