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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Trumpeters sound fanfare as the Tower of London reveals the name of their new raven

Trumpeters from The Band of The Royal Yeomanry played a very royal salute before the Tower of London’s Ravenmaster read out the name of their new female raven on BBC Breakfast. The votes are in, and the baby girl raven is to be called Branwen. Four raven chicks were born at the Tower of London this spring, with one male and one female remaining at the Tower. Edgar, the male chick, was…
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