The Queen

Treetops where Elizabeth II's record-breaking reign began under threat

It is true to say that there is beauty in simplicity, and Treetops truly encapsulates that. Treetops, the oldest safari lodge in Kenya, has been a firm favourite for royalty and celebrities alike for almost 90 years. Unfortunately, Treetops, along with another two of Kenya’s historic hotels within the lush county of Nyeri, have now been forced to close due to the COVID-19 pandemic and…
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Why isn't Zara Tindall a Princess?

One question which has been asked over the years is why Zara Tindall, like her brother, Peter Phillips, does not have a royal title, unlike their royal cousins. They are neither prince nor princess and don’t have the style of HRH in front of their names. Their mother, Princess Anne, is the second child of Her Majesty The Queen and the late Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh. However, only…
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The Legend of the ravens of the Tower of London

The Tower of London is famous for its ravens, also known as ‘The Guardians of the Tower’. This British myth is taken very seriously. Although, it is not known exactly where it originated from or how and when the ravens first took up residence at the Tower, legend has it…
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Picture gallery at Buckingham Palace stripped back for first time in almost 45 years

Over the past month, Royal Collection Trust staff have been carefully removing some 65 paintings, along with beautiful French furniture created by Adam Weisweiler and Georges Jacob and exquisite Japanese and Chinese porcelain from the Picture Gallery in Buckingham Palace for the first time since 1976 as part of the ten year “Reservicing Programme” which began in spring 2017. A lot of the…
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Welsh house hiding an escape route used by the first Tudor king is up for sale

The beautiful coastal town of Tenby in southwest Wales is home to some brightly coloured historic townhouses with a history connected to King Henry VII and if you have a healthy budget of £1.25 million and are looking to relocate to this tranquil harbour spot, you could be the proud owner of this extraordinary piece of history. Tenby’s famous harbour townhouses rarely come on to the market…
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