The newly engaged duo smiled and shook hands with many who braved the cold to attend what's described as a "walkabout" in Nottingham, which is located roughly 128 miles north of London.
Harry, who has spent time in Nottingham before doing charity work, was "delighted to be introducing the city to Ms. Markle", Kensington Palace said.
Their visit to Nottingham comes four days after Harry and Markle announced their engagement.
"We're so happy for them both", Mary Cooper, 60, said.
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The couple will begin their city tour with a civic welcome at the National Justice Museum in Nottingham's historic Lace Market district. The couple was there to raise HIV/AIDS and youth crime awareness. The pair will also go to Nottingham Academy.
Anthony Devlin via Getty Images Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Dec. 1. The day includes a visit to Terrence Higgins Trust, an HIV charity.
At their first sit-down interview after they announced their engagement, the difference between them and Will and Kate during their first post-engagement interview was even more striking.
The Queen has granted permission for the pair to Wednesday inside St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle but Meghan - a protestant who went to a catholic high school - will be both baptised and confirmed, before the big day to be ready for the religious ceremony.
Markle, a longtime actress in America, had been starring on the US drama "Suits" when she began dating Harry, but confirmed after the engagement announcement that she is giving up her acting career.
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