HRH The Duke of York will be dropping into the Great Yorkshire Show near Harrogate today.

On the third and last day of the Show, the royal visitor will meet officials, competitors and exhibitors at the Great Yorkshire Showground.

The Show has had a hugely busy first two days.

On the first day, the prestigious Doncaster Cup for the best in the Garden Show was won for the second year running by a display of carnivorous plants from Wacks Wicked Plants of Scampston.

Garden Show steward Martin Fish said he could not remember the last time the Cup had been won in successive years by the same exhibitor.

Winner Peter Walker said: “I am absolutely delighted to win again, if somewhat surprised!"

Reserve went to the Scarborough-based Yorkshire Pelargonium and Geranium Society at their very first Great Yorkshire Show.

Yesterday, a host of awards to celebrate farming excellence were presented while livestock took centre stage in the judging rings.

There was also a packed audience for the Future Farmers breakfast meeting, where speakers NFU President Minette Batters, Red Shepherdess Hannah Jackson and Arable Farms Director at JSR Farms Charlie Parker were tackling Adaptability in the Face of Change.