The royal family's favourite holiday destinations

From Wales to the Bahamas, here's where they go to get away from it all

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Royal family's favourite holiday spots

While they have plenty of official engagements to carry out which take them all over the world, the royal family also like to indulge in a holiday once in a while.

But where do the royals head to make the most of their time out of the spotlight? Find out here!

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Queen Victoria, The Osborne House, Isle of Wight

Osborne House is a stunning English Heritage property often visited by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert during her reign. The couple had their own private apartments in the property and even a private beach.

Prince Charles and Camilla, Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire, Wales

Llandeilo is a busy market town filled with colourful houses and spectacular view of the Welsh countryside.

Prince Edward and family, The Bahamas, Caribbean

The Bahamas is an archipelago made up of more than 700 islands. The islands can be found to the south of Florida and just north of Cuba.

Prince Harry, Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town is known for its stunning landscapes which include the impressive Table Mountain. Scale the iconic mountain to be in with a chance of spectacular views of the whole area and the coast.

Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie, Verbier, Switzerland

The princess' are keen skiers so it's not surprising that one of their favourite holiday spots is this famous ski resort. Found in the south west of Switzerland the ski resort is well known for its top quality off piste skiing.

Princess Diana, Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda are two islands in the Caribbean that combined, make one country. The islands are well known for their rainforests and coral reefs, making them the perfect location for diving enthusiasts.

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles, Balmoral Castle, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

While they might spend most of their time in Buckingham Palace in the middle of busy London the Queen is known to love spending time at her Scottish estate, Balmoral. However the estate is open to the public too and you can enjoy a tour of the estate and gardens when the family aren't in residence.

Prince William and Kate Middleton, Mustique

Unlike some of the other Caribbean getaways, Mustique is a private island that is part of St Vincent and the Grenadines. The company which owns the island rents out around 100 exclusive villas to guests visiting the beautiful island.

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