Kate’s Scottish summer holiday! Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William join the Queen as the Royal Family attend church at Balmoral (but there’s no sign of George who has been taken to watch his first grouse shoot)
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge joined the Queen for church in Balmoral today
Prince Charles, Princess Anne and Prince Edward were all in attendance
Kate, 36, looked elegant in a grey coat and black outing as she left Crathie Kir
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended church in Balmoral this morning after arriving in Scotland for their summer holiday.
Kate, 36, and William, 36, joined the Queen, 92, in Her Majesty’s Bentley as the royal family left Crathie Kirk following the service.
Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Edward, the Countess of Wessex and Lady Louise Windsor were also in attendance, with the group travelling in four separate cars.
Absent were the Cambridges’ children, Prince George, five, Princess Charlotte, three, and three-month-old Prince Louis, who are believed to have stayed on the estate.
It has already been a busy trip for the young royals with Prince George being taken out yesterday to watch his first ever grouse shoot.
The young prince was there to watch his father, Prince William, downing the birds in the hills above Loch Muick.
The outing comes amid speculation that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex might also visit the Scottish estate this summer.
However there was no sign of Meghan or Harry at this morning’s church service.
The Queen moved into Balmoral castle, in Aberdeenshire, earlier this month for the start of her annual summer break. Crathie Kirk lies next door to the royal estate and the Queen is a regular presence at services during her annual holiday.
The monarch frequently hosts guests during the summer stay and today looked in excellent spirits as she stepped out with her children and grandchildren.
The Queen wore a vibrant blue coat for the occasion, which she wore over a bold blue and orange printed dress.
She finished the look with a matching blue hat with orange feather detailing on the rim.
The Duchess of Cambridge, who is currently on maternity leave following the birth of Prince Louis in April, embraced the coming season in a tailored grey coat with a Peter Pan collar and black piped trim.
She finished off the look with a black hat and a favourite pair of pearl drop earrings.
The mother-of-three beamed in the back seat as she appeared to chat to Prince William, who was seated in the front passenger seat in front of her.
Prince Charles rode in a separate car and appeared thrilled with the turn out of well-wishers outside the church.
The 69-year-old royal was snapped chuckling happily as
he waved to crowds. It is not known whether the Duchess of Cornwall was present.
Prince Edward, 54, was behind the wheel of the third car – a 4×4 with a metallic emerald green finish.
He looked focused as he drove his wife Sophie, Countess of Wessex, 53, and 14-year-old daughter Lady Louise Windsor back to the estate.
Their son James, Viscount Severn, 10, did not appear to have joined them.
In the fourth car travelled Princess Anne, 68, who drew inspiration from her mother’s love of bright colours and donned a striking purple coat and hat.
Her husband, Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence, sat in the backseat alongside her daughter-in-law Autumn Phillips, 40, who enjoys a good relationship with the Queen.
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