CLIMATE activist Greta Thunberg is set to visit the West Country this week.

On Friday, February 28, she will be participating in her weekly #FridaysforFuture strike in Bristol.

She announced the visit on her Twitter page.

She said: "Heading for the UK!

"This Friday, the 28th, I'm looking forward to joining the school strike in Bristol.

"We meet up at College Green 11am.

"See you there!"

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She tagged the Bristol Youth Strike 4 Climate group in her post.