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Kate Garraway overcome with emotion as she marks son Bill's birthday

Kate shares two children with her husband Derek Draper

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Good Morning Britain star Kate Garraway was all smiles at the weekend as she celebrated her son Bill's 14th birthday.

In honour of the special occasion, the 56-year-old TV presenter treated Billy to a fun-filled afternoon at Alton Towers theme park located in Staffordshire.

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Kate looked positively radiant

Over on her Instagram grid, Kate shared a glimpse inside their trip which she dubbed "the best day ever."

She opted to post a gorgeous picture of herself tucking into a hearty plate of food – and wow did she look stunning in her chic cream polo neck.

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The TV host is a mother-of-two

Alongside the snapshot, she gushed: "Thank you so much to @altontowers the #bestdayever – celebrating Bill's 14th #birthday - hearing them buzzing & screaming with delight was like winning the lottery - despite not being able to believe my 'baby' is 14!!!!"

She went on to say: "Needless to say I was [the] chief bag holder while they went on the rides as [I] am an utter scaredy-cat. But hats off to @altontowers in finding a 'ride' I actually love.

"The restaurant that serves your lunch by whizzing it to your table on a rollercoaster - this is one ride I can get behind!!!!"

Fans and friends flooded the comments section with heartfelt compliments. Reacting to Kate's glowing portrait, one fan remarked: "You look so happy, glad you enjoyed the day," while a second chimed in: "You look gorgeous Kate, so glad you had a lovely time."

Kate on the red carpet with her daughter Darcey© Getty
Kate on the red carpet with her daughter Darcey

A third commented: "I am like you Kate always holding the bags but getting so much delight from the screams of joy of the little people. Happy Birthday to Bill," and a fourth penned: "Haha that's my kind of ride too Kate [laughing face emoji] so glad they had an amazing day!"

Kate shares her son Bill with her husband Derek Draper. The couple are also doting parents to a daughter called Darcey, 17.

It's been a whirlwind year for the family-of-four who have been adjusting to a new 'normal' after Derek, 55, fell critically ill with COVID-19 back in March 2020.

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He has been battling with the debilitating side effects ever since and spent 13 months in hospital before returning to his family home.

Earlier this month, the news anchor shared a fresh update, just days after she was awarded an MBE at Buckingham Palace.

Kate posing alongside her husband Derek and her parents in Windsor© Getty
Kate collected her MBE at Buckingham Palace

Alongside a photo shared to Instagram, the broadcaster wrote in part: "Well what a week, that started with Derek in hospital and ended with Derek in hospital, but with this extraordinary day in the middle. I am so incredibly moved and humbled by the whole experience."

Kate continued: "Tomorrow Derek is back in hospital and of course the daily struggles go on - but the fact that he was able to be part of Wednesday is to be treasured and can't thank everyone in the @NHS and all around him who love him for making it possible.

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Kate's husband Derek looked on proudly

"I have so many thanks to give but I must make sure I thank @lisaredmanltd for the loan of my 'fit for a king dress' and @missbsmillinery for its matching hat.!! Love to you all and happy Sunday."

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