PHOTOS: Brits angrily protest Trump on his first visit to the UK as president

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trump protestChris J Ratcliffe/Getty ImagesA US military aircraft returns to Winfield House, the London residence of US ambassador Woody Johnson, shortly after Marine One leaves with US President Donald Trump and the First Lady Melania Trump to take them to Blenheim Palace as protesters wave placards during a demonstration outside on July 12, 2018 in London, United Kingdom.

Donald Trump is in Britain – and a whole lot of British people aren’t too happy about it.

On Thursday, the US president began his first visit to England since taking office. But the reality TV star-turned-Republican politician is immensely unpopular in the UK, with major protests planned for his visit.

His itinerary is keeping him largely outside of London in an apparent attempt to minimise his exposure to protesting crowds (and giant balloons depicting him as an orange, phone-clutching baby, like the one being flown near Parliament). But some protesters are giving chase.

From his black-tie dinner in Oxfordshire on Thursday night to the location where he is staying, crowds have been gathering to voice their displeasure about the American president.

Near Blenheim Palace on Thursday, ahead of a black-tie dinner at the opulent location, crowds gathered to voice their displeasure at the American president.

Here are the photos …