A windswept Kate and Wills fly in to West Midlands – and get behind the wheel for an off-road experience – WITH PICTURE GALLERY

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Kate and Wills were in Birmingham today for a windswept whistle-stop tour.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge began their day at Jaguar Land Rover's Solihull factory before moving on to Villa Park and a world-renowned whistle-making firm.

Kate, who is expecting the couple's third child in April, arrived looking casually glamorous dressed in a black and white coat to protect her from the windy weather.

Kate is greeted at JLR

At JLR the Royal couple met staff and both had a go at driving a Land Rover Discovery in an off-road driving experience. They then moved on to Villa Park where they met young apprentices taking part in a project to nurture the next generation of sports coaches.

Later he duke - an Aston Villa fan - and the duchess are expected to be shown past and current products at family-owned Acme Whistles, which was founded in 1870 and exports to 119 countries around the world.


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