The Duke of Edinburgh had paid several visits to Powys with the Queen over the years from their first at the opening of the Claerwen Dam in 1952, to one of their last in Welshpool in 2010.
Buckingham Palace announced that 99-year-old Prince Philip had died today (April 9), just weeks after returning home to recuperate after his longest ever hospital stay.
During their first visit to the Elan Valley in 1952, the opening of the new dam was among the earliest official engagements after becoming Queen in that year.
In 2004, The Queen and Prince Philip attended the Royal Welsh Show as guests of honour during its centenary year celebrations in Llanelwedd.
The Duke of Edinburgh accompanied the Queen during a visit to the livestock market at Buttington Cross and the Farmers’ Market at Welshpool Town Hall on April 28. 2010.