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dukeofedinburghHRH The Duke of Edinburgh is set to visit the Isle of Wight this weekend, it has been revealed.

The Queen’s husband, Prince Philip, will be visiting the historical St Mildred’s Church in Whippingham on the outskirts of East Cowes on Saturday.

Unfortunately, the visit is a private trip and a time has not been published for his highness’s visit.

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The last time the Duke visited the Island was during Cowes Week last year (pictured), just days before he was admitted to hospital with a recurrence of a bladder infection.

Photo: Donna Woodward-Taylor

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