The Duchess was pictured visiting Mayhew, an animal welfare charity of which she is patron.
'I know I haven’t always gotten it right, but as far as this goes, there really was no other option.'
It is not yet known whether the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will stay on as patrons of the charities and organisations they represent.
Today’s engagement will see Prince Harry host draws for the men's, women's and wheelchair tournaments of the Rugby League World Cup 2021.
“I was a bit disappointed that Harry and Meghan have decided not to spend Christmas with the Queen this year."
It comes in the wake of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s private jet row in the summer of this year.
And Meghan Markle says she'll dress baby Archie in an England babygro as they cheer on from Frogmore cottage.
“Part of this role, part of this job and this family being under the pressure that it is under, inevitably stuff happens."
"Every single time I see a camera, every single time I hear a click, every single time I see a flash it takes me straight back.”
Could the couple's recent moves be part of a wider plan to redefine the royal relationship with the media?
The Duke of Sussex, 35, released an emotional statement on Tuesday on the penultimate day of the couple’s royal tour.