The Queen returns from Scotland to Windsor for a sweet reason

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Matthieu moore


The Queen has been spend these last days in Scotland for a royal visit, but as her journey drew to a close, Her Majesty headed to Windsor to attend the Royal Windsor Horse Show.

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The Monarch is a big fan of horses, and she owns several racehorses, so this is no surprise, she made the event her first stopover on her return.

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The queen looked incredibly stylish at the event in a teal overcoat. Under the coat was a beautiful black floral dress. She completed her ensemble with a pair of pearl earrings and a pearl necklace.

The royal was joined at the event by the Countess Mountbatten of Burma, Penelope Knatchbull, who is a close friend of Her Majesty, as well as her late husband Prince philippe.

Informally known as Penny, the Countess is the only daughter of butcher-turned-businessman Reginald Eastwood and she has become close to the royal family through her relationship with Norton Knatchbull, 3rd Earl of Mountbatten.

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The Queen was joined at the event by family friend Penny

Despite an age difference of over 30 years, a shared love of the outdoors has allowed her friendship with the Duke of Edinburgh to blossom, which only reinforced after Philip taught the Countess to drive cars in 1994.

Penny stood with the Queen in her royal box and wore a beige coat with a striped shirt underneath.

The duo clearly had fun at the Royal Windsor Horse Show, as several photos showed them smiling during the event.

Her Majesty has recently been in royal outing in Scotland, alongside other members of the royal family like Prince william and Princess Anne.

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She spent her last day in the countryside with her daughter and they started their day by going to the Edinburgh Climate Change Institute. It precedes COP26 in Glasgow later this year.

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Her Majesty was all smiles at the event

During the visit, the Queen and Princess Anne spoke to staff and students about their pioneering research on ways to reverse the effects of climate change on the health of the planet, oceans, sustainable food systems and the Earth observation.

The duo also visited the Children’s Wood Project, where they received a jar of local honey. They then visited Skypark to meet two companies leading the way in space technology.

Throughout his four-day visit to Scotland to mark Royal Week, the monarch visited businesses, charities and cultural institutions in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Stirling that highlight the pioneering work underway to strengthen the community engagement, education, technology and climate change efforts.

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