The Wessexes were in Scotland during Scottish Royal Family Week.
Sophie of Wessex was close to her late father-in-law, Prince Philip.
The Countess of Wessex paid tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh at a center for people with disabilities.
Along with other members of the British royal family, Sophie of Wessex, 57, was in Scotland for Holyroodhouse Week. On June 29, 2022, the Countess of Wessex paid a visit to a disability support centre, Capability Scotland. This Wednesday, the charity celebrated its 75th anniversary, says Hello magazine. The opportunity for the wife of Prince Edward, 58, to pay tribute to his late father-in-law, Prince Philip. Hello! recalls that the Duke of Edinburgh was patron of the Capability Scotland charity centre.
To celebrate its 75th anniversary, the center has chosen to pay tribute to its former patron, Prince Philip. To do this, a rose was planted in his memory. The 57-year-old Countess of Wessex had the honor of planting this magnificent rose in memory of her father-in-law. Photos and a video from the Royal Family’s Instagram account show Sophie de Wessex with a shovel in her hand planting the rose. During her visit, the mum of Lady Louise, 18, and James, Viscount Severn, 14, was dressed in an elegant pink pantsuit.
Sophie de Wessex: the countess is given a more important role
During their stay in Scotland, Sophie of Wessex and Prince Edward honored some important engagements. The couple were in Moray to reward community organisations, volunteers and young people. Countess Sophie of Wessex and her husband also paid a visit to Gordonstoun, the former school of Prince Philip and Edward. The Earl and Countess of Wessex also attended the garden party at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh on June 29. “The Countess and Earl have both taken on a more prominent role as members of the Royal Family over the past two years after the Duke and Duchess of Sussex stepped down from their duties,” Hello magazine says. !.
Sophie Rhys-Jones, Countess of Wessex © Agency