The Cambridges have been busy in July. Between baby Archie's christening at Windsor Castle, Kate's multiple appearances at Wimbledon, and William's recent charity polo match, which was attended by not only Kate but also Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis, royal watchers have seen more of the family than usual this month. But Will and Kate's Wimbledon date on Sunday could be their last event for a little while.
According to Hello, the Duke and Duchess are officially on summer break from their duties. Traditionally, members of the royal family take a holiday in July and August, and return to the public eye in September.
At this point, it's unclear exactly how Will and Kate will spend their time off—last year, for example, the whole family traveled to the island of Mustique—but Hello reports that it's likely they'll "make the traditional trip to Balmoral to spend time with the Queen and Prince Philip at some point." Notably, they're also scheduled to appear at the King's Cup sailing regatta in Cowes in early August.
Every year in late July the British monarch travels to Scotland for a weeks-long holiday at Balmoral Castle, though this year's trip is delayed because the Queen will need to meet with the new Prime Minister, who will be announced on July 23. (Theresa May announced her resignation in late May.)
"The Queen will not go to Balmoral before meeting her 14th prime minister," a royal source told the Daily Mail.
Buckingham Palace opens to summer visitors on July 20, meaning the meeting will likely not take place at the British monarch's London residence. "She does not want to travel 500 miles to the Highlands and back just for the meeting," the source said.
"She will stay at Windsor, so as not to bump into any visitors at the palace, and the new PM will be driven there."
Then, the Queen's holiday will begin.
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