We’re used to seeing them in their royal regalia, suited and booted, and dressed to the nines for official events. However some of our favourite photos of the royal family or the ones where we see them in a more laid back, informal environment, enjoying some quality family time just like us!
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Here we look back at some of our favourite royal family holiday photos ever, from Prince William and Prince Harry enjoying playing in the sand with their mother, Princess Diana, on the beach as young boys, to adorable Prince George and precious Princess Charlotte’s first time ever experiencing snow!
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The royal family have always loved escaping to the snow, so it was no surprise that Kate and William chose to carry on a long standing family tradition and take Prince George and Princess Charlotte skiing for the first time this year. The family of four released the loveliest royal family holiday photos of their holiday in exclusive Alpine ski resort Courchevel.
See the sweet snaps below – who do you think Princess Charlotte is starting to look more like? Kate, William – or maybe even her great-grandmother the Queen?! Join the conversation and let us know what you think on our Facebook page.
Princess Anne in Val D’isere, France – 1969
Princess Anne gets her skis whilst holidaying in the mountains.
The Queen Mother in Aberdeenshire, Scotland – 1971
The Queen Mother pictured salmon fishing on the River Dee whilst on a 10 day holiday in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
The Queen And Prince Edward at Sandringham – 1984
The Queen and Prince Edward go out for a New Year ride whilst on holiday after Christmas at Sandringham.
The Queen in Norfolk – 1984
The Queen takes her beloved corgis for a walk on the beach in Norfolk.
Zara Phillips on the Sandringham Estate in Norfolk – January 1984
Aged just three years old, Zara was snapped going for her first ever ride on a Shetland pony called ‘Smoky’ whilst on holiday with her mum Princess Ann and the rest of the family in Norfolk.
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Diana Princess Of Wales in Klosters, Switzerland – 1986
One of the first ever snaps of Princess Diana as she took a 10 day ski holiday with Prince Charles in the chic Swiss ski resort of Klosters.
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Prince Charles, Princess Diana, Prince William and Prince Harry in Majorca – August 1986
Prince Charles and Princess Diana took their young boys away on holiday to the island of Majorca and stayed at the King of Spain’s palace.
Prince Charles, Princess Diana in Majorca – August 1986
Leaving their two sons back at the palace with the nanny, Princess Diana and Prince Charles slipped away to spend a day on the Spanish royal family’s yacht just off the island of Cabrera. They spent the day swimming, windsurfing and sunbathing with Diana snapped making a perfect dive into the crystal blue waters.
Duke And Duchess Of York Visit To Canada – 1987
The royal couple pose on the shores of Sifton Lake in Canada’s north west territories as they prepare to leave on a 13 day canoeing holiday.
Diana Princess Of Wales on holiday in the Virgin Isles – January 1989
Diana runs into the waves with little Prince Harry following closely behind whilst enjoying some winter sun on the paradise island of Necker in the Carribbean
Princess Diana with Prince William and Harry in the Virgin Isles – January 1989
Prince William and Harry have fun burying their mum on the beach in the Caribbean.
Princess Diana, William and Harry in Lech, Austria – 1991
Princess Diana inspires her son’s love of skiing on one of their first trips to the mountains.
Diana Princess Of Wales and the royal family on holiday in Greece – 1992
Diana Princess Of Wales waves as a speed boat leaves for the yacht where the royal party spent their Greek Island Holiday.
Princess Diana in St Tropez – 1997
Diana takes to the waves on the back of a jet ski whilst holidaying in St Tropez
Duchess Of York, Princess Beatrice, and Eugenie in Verbier France – 1999
Fergie (Duchess Of York) Princess Beatrice and Eugenie’s pose on a snowmobile whilst on their ski holiday.
Prince Charles, Prince William, and Prince Harry In Klosters, Switzerland – 2000
The princes enjoy a laugh with their dad whilst on a ski holiday in the mountains.
Prince William and Kate Middleton skiing in Zermatt, Switzerland -March 2007
Prince William and Kate Middleton confirm their ongoing romance for the cameras whilst on a ski trip with friends in 2007.
William, Kate, George & Chalotte in Courchevel, France – March 2016
Prince William and Kate share some sweet snaps of their children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, experiencing snow for the first time whilst on a family ski holiday.