By Sarah Finley
The Queen will retreat to Balmoral, in order to grieve the passing of husband Prince Philip - who died last month.
· The Queen will follow in the footsteps of Queen Victoria – who went to the Balmoral esatet to grieve her husband.
· The Balmoral estate has been in the British Royal Family for over 150 years now - since 1852.
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Ever since Prince Philp's passing and the funeral, which was watched by millions around the world, The Queen has been in mourning for her husband of 73 years.
Now the monarch will retreat to Balmoral, the royals holiday home, which has been in the family for 150 years. The Scottish castle was bought by Prince Albert and The Queen and Prince Phillip would spend summers and some of their autumn months there.
According to the Daily Mail The Queen will stay at Craigowan Lodge on the Balmoral estate and could be joined by her niece, Lady Sarah Chatto, at the seven-bedroom cottage.
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Queen Victoria also spent her time grieving on the grounds of the same estate when her husband Prince Albert passed away in 1861.
After the deaths of Albert and Victoria, the royal family continued to use the home, with King George V making his own changes and improvements in the early 20th century. The royal stopped using the home temporarily during the Second World War, however.
Balmoral is located in Royal Deeside, in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, and is set amongst acres of lush green countryside, and the nearby River Dee.
As well as the Queen and Philip many other members of the royal family regularly visit the estate, with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their children regular visitors.
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