Palaces & Buildings

Prince Charles Hires Out Dumfries House For Valentine's Day

The Prince Of Wales has decided to offer out the Scottish home he saved for the nation, Dumfries House, in 2007 just before it went on sale at around £25 million. He is offering 40 guests the chance to enjoy a romantic Valentine’s Day night in Dumfries House. Prince Charles helped put together a charitable consortium that bought the house and its collection of Chippendale furniture for…
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Queen Elizabeth II

Plans For Events Marking 60th Anniversary Of Queen's Coronation Announced

Buckingham Palace has announced a short series of events that will mark Her Majesty The Queen’s 60th anniversary of her coronation, back on 2nd June 1953. It will be nothing like the Diamond Jubilee celebrations, in terms of magnitude and number of engagements and plans do not extend much further than a simple service. The Buckingham Palace press announcement says that the 60th anniversary…
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King Charles III

Duchess Of Cornwall, "You Never Know" On Being Asked If She'll Ever Be Queen

The Duchess Of Cornwall recently paid a visit to St Mary’s School in South London. During a conversation with one pupil she was reportedly asked: “Are you going to be the Queen?” To which the Duchess reportedly replied, “you never know”! From the time of the Duchess’s marriage to the Prince Of Wales in 2005 until recent speculation about the future British Consort’s…
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Palaces & Buildings

Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Plant Trees At Anmer Hall For Privacy

Anmer Hall, the cottage the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expected to be given as a gift from The Queen as a country home, has had trees planted around the cottage in what seems like an attempt to increase privacy from outsiders. The cottage, with its 10 bedrooms and on The Queen’s 20,000 acre estate is now an almost dead-cert for the Duke and Duchess as a country retreat. The detailed…
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