Here's How The British Royals Spent Christmas

BY Kasia Truscott / Dec 29 2019 / 12:02 PM

From feasting with the Queen to soaking up the sun in St. Barths, here's a round-up of how the royal family spent the most wonderful time of the year...

Here's How The British Royals Spent Christmas
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The British royal family spent Christmas in a multitude of ways this year, dotted around all four corners of the globe. Kate Middleton and Prince William kept things traditional, celebrating with the Queen and the rest of the royal family at the Sandringham Estate in Norfolk.

On Chistmas Day, they were photographed attending mass in Sandringham, accompanied by Prince George and Princess Charlotte

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge also took to Instagram to wish their followers a Merry Christmas, sharing a new family photo taken by the Duchess herself. "Merry Christmas!" they captioned the post. "This photograph of The Duke of Cambridge, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis was taken by The Duchess of Cambridge in Norfolk earlier this year."

"We wish all our followers a very happy and relaxing Christmas Day". 

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, meanwhile, spent Christmas abroad in Canada with their son Archie and Meghan's mother. Earlier this month, the royal couple announced they would be taking an extended break from their official royal duties at the end of 2019 for "some much needed family time"

Just before Christmas, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex revealed their incredibly adorable Christmas card, which featured a very inquisitive looking Archie on the front, while his parents were pictured laughing in the background. 

Meghan and Harry weren't the only royal couple to spend Christmas abroad, however. Pippa Middleton, Kate's younger sister, spent the holidays on the sunny island of St. Barths with her husband, James Matthew, and Kate's mother, Carole Middleton.

Per reports by Hello! magazine, the Middleton family are known to regularly spend time at Eden Rock, a five-star resort in St. Barths, which also is coincidentally owned by James Matthews' parents.