Meghan Markle And Prince Harry Are Set To Spend Christmas In Canada

BY Kasia Truscott / Dec 23 2019 / 11:13 AM

The Duke and Duchess will also be joined by Meghan's mother, Doria

Meghan Markle And Prince Harry Are Set To Spend Christmas In Canada
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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have announced that they will be spending their Christmas break in Canada. The Duke and Duchess have chosen to take a break from the spotlight this year for their very first Christmas with their son, Archie. The royal couple will also be joined by Meghan's mother, Doria.

Meghan and Harry have already had the Queen's blessing to take an extended private break at the end of this year, for some much needed family time. While it was intially widely believed that the couple would be spending their break in the United States, a spokesperson from Buckingham Palace has recently confirmed to the Daily Mail that the Duke and Duchess had instead decided to stay in an indisclosed part of Canada. 

"As has been reported, Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are spending private family time in Canada," the spokesperson issued in a statement. "The decision to base themselves in Canada reflects the importance of this Commonwealth country to them both."

"The Duke of Sussex has been a frequent visitor to Canada over many years, and it was also home to the Duchess for seven years before she became a member of the Royal Family. They are enjoying sharing the warmth of the Canadian people and the beauty of the landscape with their young son."

The spokesperson also added that no further details about their definitive location would be released, and requested that the couple's privacy was to be respected.