• Inside the Queen's impressive Wendy House - and why she was able to keep the gift

    When the Queen was just six years old in 1932, she received a gift from the people of Wales that most little girls could only dream of – a fully functional large Wendy House which included a kitchen, living room, a bedroom and a bathroom that came complete with hot and cold running water, electricity and even a heated towel rail. For entertainment, Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret were treated to a bookshelf complete with the works of Beatrix Potter, a mini radio and a tea set to play tea parties with. The Queen and Princess Margaret outside the tiny house Several

  • Inside royal homes from Prince Charles' Clarence House from the Queen's childhood Wendy House – see photos

  • See which young royal took part in their first royal engagement

    It was a very special day for one young member of the royal family on Thursday, when they undertook their very first official engagement. Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia's son Prince Alexander, at the age of two, carried out his first royal duty when he inaugurated his christening gift from the Province of Södermanland. Alexander, who is styled as His Royal Highness Prince Alexander of Sweden, Duke of Södermanland, went to visit the Nynäs nature reserve, and took part in a walkabout to meet well-wishers. The little prince looked delighted to sit in a horse and carriage in-between