Enjoying visiting some of the best attractions the UK has to offer this summer?
The Duke of York is President of the Assocation of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA), which represents the UK’s most iconic visitor attractions, to improve visitor experience across the UK’s Palaces, Castles, Cathedrals, Museums, Galleries & Zoos.
In this photo, HRH enjoys a visit to @chesterzoo which is one of ALVA’s 57 members, representing 2200 sites and 119 million annual visitors.
Today The Queen was officially welcomed to Balmoral Castle with a Guard of Honour from @theroyalregimentofscotland.
Every year, Her Majesty and The Royal Family enjoy spending time at Balmoral in the summer - this photo was taken by The Duke of York in the grounds of the Castle in 1984.
#OTD in 1900, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother was born.
In 1960, to celebrate her 60th Birthday, this photo was taken at Clarence House, and features a 6-month-old Prince Andrew sitting on her knee, Prince Charles, Princess Anne and a Corgi.
Until the accession of Prince Albert, The Duke of York as King George VI in 1936, Queen Elizabeth was The Duchess of York.
#DYK that the first Duke of York was created in 1385 and White Rose of Yorkshire has been associated with the Dukedom ever since?
To mark #YorkshireDay , we’ve gone back in history to meet the previous Dukes of York, which includes six Kings, the Duke that New York City is named after and the infamous ‘Grand Old Duke of York’ – see our Instagram story to find out more.
🇦🇺 In front of the iconic Sydney Opera House, The Duke of York joins the Entrepreneurs who took part in #pitchatpalace Australia 2.0 On Tour Sydney in 2018.
In 2019, Pitch @Palace will return to Australia with On Tour Events across the country. On Tour Events provide Entrepreneurs with the opportunity to learn about the Pitch @Palace programme, connect to local stakeholders and receive mentoring to develop their businesses. From each Event, up to eight Entrepreneurs will be selected to Pitch at the Main Event in Perth, and the winners of the Main Event will also be invited to take part in Pitch @Palace Global 4.0 at St James’s Palace in December.
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🎉 Wishing Prince George a very Happy 6th Birthday!
In October 2018, His Royal Highness was a pageboy at the wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank at Windsor Castle.
#HappyBirthdayHRH 📷 @alexbramall
To mark #MoonLanding50 , here's a photo of Prince Edward, Prince Andrew & Princess Anne, meeting Neil Armstrong at Buckingham Palace.
The Astronauts of the Apollo 11 Space Mission visited London as part of a 22-nation world tour in October 1969.
In the background, The Duke of Edinburgh welcomes Janet Armstrong and The Queen meets Colonel Michael Collins, who orbited the command model.
⛳ Good luck to everyone taking part in @theopen at @royalportrushgolfclub !
The Duke of York is Patron of Royal Portrush, which gained its ‘Royal’ name in 1892 when the then Duke of York (later George V) became Patron.
#TBT : HRH opens the new Clubhouse during a visit in 1999.