Queen returns to Sandringham for first extended stay since death of Prince Philip

The Queen has returned to Sandringham for the first extended stay since the death of Prince Philip

1/23/2022 9:42:00 PM

The Queen has returned to Sandringham for the first extended stay since the death of Prince Philip

The Queen has returned to Sandringham for the first extended stay since losing Prince Philip in April 2021.

Picture: AlamyThe head of state's winter break normally ends some time after accession day - February 6 - the day her father George VI died in 1952.She previously spent much of 2021 at Windsor Castle, where she and Philip had shielded throughout the lockdowns.

Concerns over the Queen's health arose in the autumn of last year, after she was force to pull out of a number of major engagements.Buckingham Palace later announced that she had spent a night in hospital and was ordered to rest by doctors.The Queen was advised to carrying out light duties but also sprained her back, leading to her missing the Remembrance Sunday service.

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