Duchess of Cornwall treats husband Prince Charles to a sweet birthday surprise

How lovely!

Prince Charles Camilla
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Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall has reportedly treated her husband Prince Charles to a special birthday surprise.

The heir apparent celebrated his 71st birthday in Mumbai yesterday, having spent most of this week in India for his royal visit to the country.

After two days of engagements in both Mumbai and New Delhi, Prince Charles is said to have travelled to Bangalore to spend time with Duchess Camilla ahead of their joint tour of New Zealand, which is set to begin on Sunday.

And the Duchess is said to have treated her husband to a special birthday surprise.

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Duchess Camilla had reportedly been waiting for her husband at a lavish health retreat located on a 30-acre farm and has been keen to get her husband involved in some homeopathic treatments offered at the resort, to provide him with some much needed relaxation time on his birthday.

A royal source told HELLO! magazine, “The Duchess has been determined to force the Prince to have some down time on his birthday and insisted he join her at her retreat.”

The Prince of Wales was also treated to a rather delicious looking chocolate cake during his visit to the British Asian Trust on the morning of his special day.

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As he met with school children at the event, he was kindly gifted the sweet treat along with a birthday card from the pupils as they serenaded him with a rendition of Happy Birthday.

Of course, the Princes’ family sent him their own birthday wishes all the way from back home in the UK via social media.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s Instagram page, Sussex Royal, shared a photo of Charles standing beside his son, Prince Harry, who can be seen holding his own little one, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.

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Meanwhile, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s posted a snap shot of Prince Charles cooing over his second youngest grandson, Prince Louis, in a cute family photo featuring Duchess Catherine.

Happy birthday Prince Charles!

Caitlin Elliott
Caitlin Elliott

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