London (Web Desk): Thousands of members of the public have been invited to attend Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle 's wedding .

“Prince Harry and Ms Markle have invited 2,640 people into the grounds of Windsor Castle to watch the arrivals of the bride and groom, and their wedding guests, at the chapel and to watch the carriage procession as it departs from the castle,” the Palace said.

The 2,640 members of the public invited by the Kensington Palace include local school children, representatives from Prince Harry’s key charities, and members of the public from all over the UK who have served their communities.

Harry and Markle also plan to extend invitations to 200 individuals who take part in charities and organizations, where Harry serves as Royal Patron, and are close to the couple's hearts.