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How royal properties across UK will welcome visitors this summer holiday

School holidays are starting this week, and royal-related sites across the UK are preparing to welcome families with activities and features for all ages. There are many different programmes and events happening throughout the summer, with something for everyone. Blenheim Palace Although Blenheim Palace was never a royal residence, it has very close royal connections. Located in…
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NorwayPalaces & Buildings

Taking a look at Mågerø – The Norwegian royals' summer house

The Norwegian Royal Family’s favourite place in the summer is an isolated cabin on a southern Norwegian island that is actually located within the area of a military camp. While it may not sound idyllic, it is for the royals. The place is called Mågerø and means, directly translated to English, “seagulls’ island.” The royal couple’s private summer resort…
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British RoyalsPalaces & Buildings

Royals who live at St James's Palace

Built largely between 1531 and 1536 by Henry VIII, behind the original red-brick building of St James’s Palace live senior members of the Royal Family. Currently, the home is the London residence of The Princess Royal and Princess Alexandra. The Prince of Wales lives in nearby Clarence House. Up until the autumn of 2017, Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie shared an apartment within…
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Palaces & BuildingsSweden

Taking a look at Villa Solbacken

Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden’s home, Villa Solbacken, is a beautiful estate located along the outskirts of the KungligaDjurgården (“Royal Game Park”) in Stockholm.Djurgården has been owned the Swedish Royal Family since the…
European RoyalsInterestsPalaces & BuildingsSweden

A look at Solliden Palace, Sweden's summer residence

Ahead of Sweden’s National Day on 6 June we’re taking a peek at the Swedish Royal Family’s summer home, Solliden Palace. Situated on the island of Öland, Solliden Palace has been the summer getaway for Swedish royals since 1906. Today it offers a beautiful summer retreat for the family and plays host to Crown Princess Victoria’s annual birthday celebrations in July.
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