No one knows where Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will spend their honeymoon, but these royal honeymoon destinations may give us a clue.
As the date for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal nuptials draws near, there are speculations about where they will spend their honeymoon together. All sources agree that it has to be somewhere private and away from the prying eyes of the public, with places ranging from the Caribbean Islands to the Seychelles to Namibia being touted as the getaway location for the royal couple.
Here are some of the places royals have honeymooned at across the years.
Members of the public from around the UK have this week learned that they will be amongst the 2,640 people at Windsor Castle for Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle's wedding. pic.twitter.com/cjAHVEF4gu— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) April 10, 2018
1. King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother
King George courted Queen Elizabeth, but she rejected him twice before finally accepting his hand in marriage. They had their honeymoon in Surrey at a manor house called Polesden Lacey, spending two weeks together there.
Queen Elizabeth II with Father and Mother, King George VI and his Queen pic.twitter.com/8KlSzEge1W— Pietro Antoni (@PietroAntoni2) April 11, 2018
2. Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth II
Prince Philip met the future Queen of England at a wedding, but it would be over a decade before they finally had one of their own. They honeymooned at Birkhill Lodge in Balmoral Estate.
1947— Brett (@Philip__Brett) April 11, 2018
Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip on their wedding day. pic.twitter.com/tHMKhvEiEN
Balmoral was bought by the royals in 1852 when it was found too small and they demolished the original castle and built a new one. and now covers an area of approximately 50,000 acres (20,000 ha). It is a working estate including grouse and deer for shooting pic.twitter.com/2eMcDrbXKL— Someone (probably a LEFTIST) 🎈🎈🎈 (@CelineDayJardnz) April 11, 2018
3. Prince Rainier III of Monaco and Grace Kelly
The American actress Grace Kelly retired from acting to wed her royal beau, Prince Rainier III of Monaco. They honeymooned for seven weeks on his yacht in the Mediterranean, and ended up in Mallorca at the Hotel Formentor.
Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier of Monaco in 1956. pic.twitter.com/GnnvXMxDc6— J.Randy Taraborrelli (@JRTaraborrelli) March 16, 2017
4. Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson
Prince Andrew married his childhood friend Sarah Ferguson and they honeymooned in the Azores Islands off Portugal before touring the Atlantic in the now-decommissioned royal yacht, Brittania.
Princess Eugenie will marry her long-term boyfriend Jack Brooksbank this autumn, but the 27-year-old has a lot to live up to with her mother Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, enjoying a lavish wedding to her father, Prince Andrew, 32 years ago. 💍 https://t.co/mFxzHXfX8t pic.twitter.com/vKxS2CTMhM— Royally_Petite 🌺 (@RoyallyPetite) January 22, 2018
5. Prince Charles and Princess Diana
The oldest son of the reigning queen, Prince Charles, married his first wife, Princess Diana in 1981. The couple departed for a Mediterranean cruise on the royal yacht Britannia, before returning to Scotland, where they spent the rest of their honeymoon at Balmoral with the royal family.
From Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier III of Monaco's ceremony to Prince Charles and Princess Diana's 1981 nuptials, these are the most famous royal weddings of all time https://t.co/eHwq398mL3 pic.twitter.com/RsoJaA4BP1— Yahoo Style UK (@YahooStyleUK) March 24, 2018
1 August 1981 : At the Port of Gibraltar, Charles and Diana board Britannia for their honeymoon cruise around the Mediterranean. pic.twitter.com/iCNDLsr9Py— Diana and Kate (@grazia747) August 1, 2017
6. Prince Frederik of Denmark and Mary Donaldson
Mary Donaldson met Prince Frederik at the Sydney Olympics in 2000, but she had no idea that he was the heir to the throne of Denmark. In 2004, they married in Copenhagen and spent three weeks in Tanzania on their honeymoon.
Perempuan jelata yang sekarang masuk royal family bukan cuma Kate Middleton. Ada Mary Donaldson, istri Prince Frederik - Denmark. pic.twitter.com/w7Crd36bWY— kakakonih (@Dear_Connie) August 27, 2017
“KLIPSPRINGER” #safari tour. 2-day #Tanzania safari tour in #Ngorongoro crater and #Tarangire which will impress fans of both wild animals (lions, rhinos, wildebeests, hippos and so forth), as well as the most beautiful landscapes. https://t.co/nomlEY087N pic.twitter.com/P8gj7B61tp— Altezza Travel Tours (@altezza_travel) February 15, 2018
7. Prince William and Kate Middleton
The beloved royal couple met in school at St. Andrew's and after a brief split they married in 2011. They spent their honeymoon away from the public eye in Seychelles, on a private island.