The Queen and Prince Philip will be leaving Windsor Castle for the first time since they began shielding in the estate. The senior royals usually escape to Balmoral in Scotland to spend their summer, and this year will be no different. However, some of their favourite events will not be allowed to go on due to the pandemic, as ITV Royal Rota podcast hosts Chris Ship and Lizzie Robinson revealed.
Ms Robinson told listeners: “They go to the Braemar Gathering, see all the Highland Games.
“The Braemar Gathering is normally the first weekend of September.
“That’s where you see the tug-of-war, the hammer throwing, the tossing of the caber.
“There’ll be none of that this year, we’ll have none of those pictures.”
She continued: “But they will get to spend their summer holidays up at Balmoral.
“This is something that we know they love.
“When they go is dependent on whether or not the Government guidelines remain in…