15 Amazing Royal Family Moments of 2016

With landmark birthdays, memorable royal tours and even a spot of romance, it has been another busy year for Britain's most famous family.

2016 was a particularly poignant for Queen Elizabeth II. She celebrated her 90th birthday before she became the longest longest-reigning living monarch.

As for the younger royals, Prince George and Princess Charlotte stole the limelight in Canada, while Prince Harry made headlines when he confirmed he is dating Meghan Markle.

Here’s a reminder of these great royal moments and more from the last 12 months.

Prince George’s First Day of School

In January, proud parents William and Kate released photos of Prince George’s first day of nursery school at Westacre Montessori School in Norfolk. Wearing a little navy jacket and baby blue rucksack, the young royal looked ready to start the new chapter in his life.

William and Kate’s First Holiday as a Family of Four


Two months later, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge released photographs of them enjoying the snowy French Alps to mark their first family holiday together. As to be expected, it was the perfect group snapshot. Prince George and Princess Charlotte looked especially cute in their cosy bobble hats.