Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip were eagerly waiting to finally get to Balmoral, their favorite vacation spot. It’s finally done since August 4, 2020. But Her Majesty has all the same been warned that during the three months she will spend in her property in Aberdeenshire, she will not be able to organize large family reunions. A news that particularly saddened the grandmother of Princes William and Harry. Only, because of the coronavirus pandemic which continues to rage, there is no question of making the 94-year-old sovereign take the slightest risk, as well as her husband, who is for his part aged 99. years. So, as the Express reports, royalty expert Roya Nikkhah explained that social distancing measures will prevent visitors from setting up a camp at Balmoral and that alternative arrangements will need to be made to ensure the safety of the Queen and of the prince.
“No family member who is going to visit will stay inside the castle. All activities will be outdoors, so there will be horse riding, shooting and fishing,” he said. Despite this, members of the Royal Family will also be able to visit Balmoral during the holidays, but they will have to stay in a house separate from the estate. After the bubble formed in Windsor around Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, a new bubble is being put in place within Balmoral.
Queen Elizabeth II stays at Balmoral’s primary residence
As Her Majesty and The Duke of Edinburgh will be staying at Balmoral’s primary residence, Prince Charles and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall are expected to return to their residence at Birkhall. Indeed, The Prince of Wales and his wife will return to Scotland after a two-month return to Gloucestershire when confinement ends.
The Queen rides Balmoral Fern, a 14-year-old Fell Pony, in Windsor Home Park over the weekend. The Q © © Mega / KCS