The royal, 70, was joined by his wife Camilla this morning, for a visit to The Winding House in New Tredegar, South Wales, and both looked on top form as they met members of the public.
A group of local pensioners had lined up outside to greet the visitors, who paused to share a joke with both Charles and Camilla dissolving into laughter as they met the welcoming committee.
After the walkabout, they were shown a restored Victorian ‘winding engine’ that used to power the lifts taking workers into the mines below, before a reception for members of the local community.
Prince Charles and Camilla shared a joked with waiting retirees, who beamed as they greeted the royals during their visit to The Winding House, New Tredegar in Wales
Camilla wore a stunning pale pink dress for the occasion and carrying a light brown clutch that complimented her shoes
The royal couple arrived in the sunshine and greeted members of the public, who waves Welsh flags as they waved to the couple.
Camilla wore a smart beige polka dot dress, and carried a brown clutch that perfectly complemented her pumps.
The Duchess of Cornwall beamed as she leaned down to speak to members of the local community, many of whom were in wheelchairs.
Meanwhile Prince Charles appeared to crack jokes with several of those waiting at the Winding Mill, leaving them sharing a laugh with the royals.
The royal couple beamed as they met one of the younger guests during their visit to South Wales today
In one tender moment, Prince Charles leaned in to chat to one woman, placing a gentle hand on her forearm as they spoke
Prince Charles and Camilla lent in to speak to the waiting crowd at the Winding House during their visit to New Tredegar in Wales today
The royal couple appeared in fantastic spirits as they joked with members of the public who seemed overjoyed to meet them
In one particularly tender moment, he was seen leaning in to speak to one woman in particularly, placing a gentle hand on her arm as he shook her hand.
Later, the couple visited the White Rose Primary School to meet pupils and young people taking part in the Aloud charity choir.
The charity choir encourages self-belief, self-confidence, and helps develop a sense of community.
The couple are currently spending a week in Wales to celebrate Prince Charle’s 50th anniversary of his investiture as the Prince of Wales
Prince Charles and Camilla beamed as they took a seat to watch a choir of young people perform at the White Rose Primary School
Prince Charles leaned in as Camilla shared an observation during the children’s performance at the school in New Tredegar today
The royal couple appeared to thoroughly enjoy the performance, clapping enthusiastically for the choir
Watching the choir, Camilla leaned in to Charles as she appeared to share a comment, before loudly applauding the local children for the performance.
The couple went on to meet primary school pupils during lessons, dropping into one class as the children learned about nutrition.
Prince Charles joined pupils as they made healthy smoothies and later assisted another child make a sandwich.
The royals watched as young people and pupils from the Aloud charity choir performed at White Rose Primary School in Elliots Town
Prince Charles and Camilla are currently spending the week in Wales to celebrate the royal’s 50th anniversary of his investiture as the Prince of Wales
Prince Charles joined pupils at the school as they learned about nutrition during a science lesson at the school
The royal watched on as children at White Rose Primary School in Elliots Town, New Tredegar, made a healthy smoothie
Later, the royals met with local residents during a walk-about the town, with many waving flags at the Prince of Wales.
In one adorable moment, the royal gently played with a toddler in the crowd, brushing his nose with a red-plush dragon toy.
Earlier this week was the 50th anniversary of his investiture as the Prince of Wales – and he marked the occasion by sharing 50 photos from his time in the role.
He is spending the week with the Duchess of Cornwall, touring Wales, as they carry out more than 20 engagements over five days.
The royal also appeared to help other primary school pupils to make a sandwich during his visit to the school
The Prince of Wales met with crowds of local people during his visit to Elliots Town in the south of the country today
In one adorable moment, the royal played with a toddler in the crowd, gently bumping his nose with a plush-red dragon toy
The royal leaned in as he was hugged by one little boy in the crowd of wellwishers in Elliots Town, New Tredegar
The royal waved enthusiastically at the crowd as he visited the White Rose Primary School, New Tredegar
Charles, the longest-serving holder of the title in history, was created the Prince of Wales by the Queen when he was nine-years-old on July 26 1958.
He was formally invested with the title by his mother 11 years later on July 1, 1969 at Caernarfon Castle in north Wales at the age of 20.
Monday marked 50 years – a golden jubilee – since the grand spectacle was staged amid great pomp and ceremony, and a series of vintage photos to mark the historic anniversary were shared on the Prince of Wales’ official website and the Clarence House Instagram account.