Take a tour of the Queen's second home Windsor Castle - EpicNews

The Queen‘s London home and workplace could also be Buckingham Palace, however on weekends, you may discover the 93-year-old monarch and her husband Prince Philip at their second home, Windsor Castle. Her Majesty additionally takes up official residence at Windsor for a month over Easter, and shall be heading there sooner than deliberate this 12 months because of the coronavirus pandemic, whereas it’s anticipated that she’s going to keep there past the Easter interval. She additionally spends not less than one week there in June whereas attending Royal Ascot and the Order of the Garter service at St George’s Chapel.

The fort, which is positioned simply an hour’s drive away from Buckingham Palace, has been the home of British kings and queens for nearly 1,000 years. Visitors can inform when Her Majesty is in residence when her normal flies from the Round Tower. It’s very a lot a working royal palace and is used for state visits, state banquets and the like.

But Windsor additionally holds a particular place in the royal household’s coronary heart and is used for personal occasions, together with royal weddings, christenings and birthday events. Let’s take a peek inside the Queen’s majestic property…

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