Five Facts about Balmoral Castle

Balmoral Castle, located in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, has been part of the Royal Family for over 150 years now.

It is famously known for being the Queen Elizabeth II’s countryside retreat which she visited every year with Prince Philip during their marriage. As a result of his passing in April, 2021 marked the first year that the Queen visited the grounds as a widow. So, what else is there to know about the royal residence? Here, we look at five facts you may not know.

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A brief look at the history of the ‘Graces’

This year, we have been influenced by William Wyons’ classical Three Graces design for the new 2022 Her Majesty’s Graces Platinum Jubilee Gold Sovereign range, celebrating the incredible Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty the Queen.

However, what do we actually know about the ‘Graces’ and where the inspiration for the design came from? In this blog, we will be looking back at the history of the Graces.

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