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Months after Prince Philip's death, Queen Elizabeth starts summer holiday in Balmoral Castle

Web Desk
July 27, 2021
 
Months after Prince Philips death, Queen Elizabeth starts summer holiday in Balmoral Castle

Balmoral Castle is the Scottish holiday home to the British Royal Family which is a large estate house in Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, owned by Queen Elizabeth II.

The castle is near the village of Crathie, 9 miles west of Ballater and 50 miles west of Aberdeen.

Queen Elizabeth on Friday started her annual summer holiday at Balmoral.

It's the first time she is on annual holiday without Prince Philip who died in April at the age of 99.

At the start of her summer holiday, the news was shared by a royal correspondent on Twitter. Thousands of people expressed sympathy with the monarch and offered condolence over the death of her husband.

This year the grounds  Balmoral Castle's gardens, exhibitions, gift shops and restaurant will be open to the public on a daily basis until Monday 2nd August.