PRINCE Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall are set to visit Liverpool next week.

The royal couple will embark on a whistle stop tour of the city visiting the University of Liverpool's Victoria Gallery, the Royal Albert Dock and St George's Hall on Tuesday, February 12.

During their visit, Charles will venture to the Albert Dock which was granted Royal status by the Queen last year.

Once there, Charles will be met by Dave Roscoe, the chairman of the dock's board of directors and chief executive Sue Grindrod.

He will then be taken on a tour of the dock, meeting local businesses such as Lunyalita, Leather Satchel Company, The Nest, What's Cooking, Peaberry Coffee House before taking a tour of the International Slavery Museum.

Starting off their tour at Victoria Gallery and Museum, the couple will end their visit with a stop at St George's Hall to meet with Nelson Mandela's daughter Makiziwe who has donated some of her father's drawings for display at the hall.

The Duchess of Cornwall will also attend a children’s literacy event at Liverpool Central Library.