History

From Scotland with love: Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria’s visited Balmoral in her beloved Scottish Highlands in the late autumn of 1900. The Queen could not know it, but it was the last time that she would see the new castle which Prince Albert had erected in her words as his ‘own work… as at Osborne’ and which had become a box of intensely personal memories. So deeply did the Queen feel her first visit to Balmoral after Prince…
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The Queen

The Queen is joined by Prince Charles and Prince William for Balmoral service - but where is Kate?

On Sunday morning The Queen attended a church service in Balmoral alongside her son, Prince Charles, and grandson, Prince William. All looked in good spirits as they arrived at the Sunday service in Crathie Kirk, Scotland, despite the Duchess of Cambridge not accompanying her husband. It is assumed she was most likely looking after their three young children, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and…
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British RoyalsPrincess Anne and Family

Princess Anne visits opening of the Balmoral Show

Princess Anne visited the Balmoral Show during its opening day on the 16th of May. The event features a range of livestock classes, showjumping, as well as hundreds of stands showing off several trades and crafts. The Balmoral Show has a long 150-year history and it still proves to be popular today. Organisers believe tens of thousands of people will visit the show over it’s four day…
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FeaturesPalaces & Buildings

A look at the top five royal residences

The British Monarchy has acquired residences across Great Britain through the centuries and moulded them to their own preferences. We look at the top five royal residences, how they were acquired, how they have changed over the centuries and the use that Queen Elizabeth II…
Palaces & BuildingsThe Queen

The Queen likely to host Donald Trump at Balmoral to avoid large protests

Despite a record number of Britons signing a petition to avoid having The Queen meet with Donald Trump while on his State Visit, it seems all is a go. However, the mass amounts of protests to his visit have raised substantial problems and to help minimise those, it is likely that Queen Elizabeth will host the President at her private estate in Scotland. Alex Salmond, the former first minister of…
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