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Prince William shares “passion” for farming in new documentary

The Duke of Cambridge has spoken about his passion for farming and revealed that his children are already playing on tractors, in an upcoming documentary.

ITV’s new two-part documentary series marks Prince Charles’ 50th year as the Duke of Cornwall.

In the second episode, which airs at 9pm on 31st October, Prince William is filmed meeting farmers in the Duchy of Cornwall, as he prepares to take over the running of the estate when his father accedes to the throne.

William told the ITV show he is “very passionate” about farming and is learning as much as he can on the Queen’s Sandringham estate. He spoke to farmers about how important the outdoors is to his family.

“My children are already playing on the tractors and… it’s so important to get outside, and have the children understand nature,” he said.

During the documentary, Prince Charles said he is “deeply touched and moved” that his son has taken an interest in the Duchy.

“Because I suddenly thought, well, just hearing that from him, has made the last 50 years worthwhile,” he said.

Charles took over management of the Duchy at the age of 21, after the Queen’s accession to the throne.

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