The Royals

A true British institution, the Royal Family is considered to be one of the country’s main attractions. From their illustrious palaces and their intriguing traditions to their deep roots in Britain’s history, the Monarchy continues to be a symbol of the nation.
With HM Queen Elizabeth II celebrating her Diamond Jubilee in 2012 and the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall winning over the hearts of the world, there’s never been a better time to be a Royal

How to decorate your Christmas tree like the British Royal family

Renowned royal Christmas tree providers, Pines and Needles, give us the low-down on the Royal family’s festive flourishes Pines and Needles decorate and install trees in some of the UK’s most famous venues, from  Wembley…

Happy 74th birthday to King Charles III

King Charles III turns 74 today.

Victorian Christmas traditions

Victorian Christmas traditions: The origins of some of our favourite festivities

Why do we send cards, eat turkey and decorate a tree at Christmas? Here’s our run down of how and why we celebrate the festive season the way we do.

King Charles III

King Charles III’s coronation: Buckingham Palace announce date

King Charles III’s coronation will be held on Saturday 6 May 2023 at Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace have confirmed. Here’s what we know so far… After rumours swirling continuously since the death of his mother, Queen…

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The Queen at Balmoral: Her Highland haven

On 8 September, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II passed away peacefully at Balmoral Castle, her beloved holiday home in the Highlands… Words: Sally Coffey When the Queen’s coffin left Balmoral, it passed slowly through the…

Princes in the Tower

The life of King Richard III of England

2022 marks the 10 year anniversary since the uncovering of the remains of King Richard III of England. We look back at his life and the discovery of his body… Words: Millie Sykes The life…

HM Queen Elizabeth II’s most inspiring moments

As we honour the remarkable life and reign of HM Queen Elizabeth II we look back at some of the Queen’s most inspiring moments and achievements during her life time Words: Millie Sykes 1. The royal…

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The Queen’s wedding to Prince Philip in 1947: Historic photos

As we pay tribute to HM Queen Elizabeth II’s remarkable life and reign, we look back at the Queen’s wedding to Prince Philip in 1947…

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10 facts about the Crown Jewels

In honour of HM Queen Elizabeth II passing away we have compiled a list of 10 facts about the Crown Jewels Anna Keay – author of The Crown Jewels – reveals her 10 favourite facts…

All the Queen’s horses: Royal horse racing

Her Majesty the Queen’s horses were her pride and joy, and her interest in racing was no state secret. Indeed, generation after generation, the Royal Family has shared a profound passion for horses. Join us…