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Sarah Ferguson shares glimpse into intimate birthday celebrations

The Duchess celebrated her 62nd birthday on Friday

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Eve Crosbie
TV & Film Writer
16 October 2021
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Sarah, Duchess of York, celebrated her 62nd birthday on Friday, and needless to say, was inundated with sweet birthday wishes from fans.

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And in return, the former wife of Prince Andrew shared a trio of photos of herself to Instagram in which she gave her followers a glimpse into her intimate birthday celebrations.

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In one photo, the Duchess could be seen looking delighted as she prepared to blow out a candle on a slice of cake after celebrating her birthday with loved ones at an alfresco restaurant.

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She looked as stylish as ever as she donned her favourite two-tone military blazer from The Extreme Collection for the occasion and paired it with gold jewellery and a chic black evening dress underneath. The Duchess previously wore the blazer during her exclusive interview and photoshoot with HELLO! and to the British LGBT Awards.

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Sarah shared a snap of her birthday meal

She captioned the post: "Thank you so much to everyone for the kind and thoughtful birthday messages."

In the other two photos, Sarah could be seen perched on a rock in front of a scenic view of the Scottish Highlands. It's likely that the snaps were taken on The Queen's Balmoral Estate, where the royal was invited to spend her summer holidays this year.

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The other photos showed the Duchess in the Scottish Highlands

According to The Daily Mail, despite not being a regular visitor in recent years, the Duchess received an open invitation to spend time at the Scottish residence alongside her ex-husband, whom she still lives with at Royal Lodge, Windsor.  

Sarah's post comes after her youngest daughter Princess Eugenie shared a photo of the two of them to mark the special occasion on Friday. Posting to her Instagram account, she shared a photo that showed the pair embracing each other. The mum-of-one had a simple caption for her post, as she simply wrote: "Happy Birthday to my dearest Mumma.. @sarahferguson15."

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Her birthday hasn't been Sarah's only cause to celebrate over the last week. On Tuesday, she shared a beautiful photo of her daughter as she marked the third anniversary of Eugenie's marriage to Jack Brooksbank.

Proud mother Sarah chose to share a beautiful snapshot of the bride and groom as they exited St George's Chapel following their nuptials, their family and loved ones following closely behind. "Happy Wedding Anniversary, what a magical day," Sarah wrote. "Thank you, Jack and Eugie for sharing your hearts…"

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