Prince William And Princess Kate Middleton They’re keeping their vacation plans to their immediate families this season, a source exclusively says Us Weekly.
“William and Kate will take the children out for a walk at Sandringham [Estate] “And Mass at St. Mary Magdalene” on Christmas Day, the insider says, noting that “Kate and William are looking forward to spending the holiday with the children.” [since] “This year has been full of stress.”
William and Kate, both 41, have children Prince George, 10, Princess Charlotte, 8, and Prince Louis, 5. “They really need a few weeks to spend with their nuclear family,” the source adds.
The couple, who tied the knot in April 2011, will also be keeping up their tradition of giving back, according to the insider. “Kate and William always want charity to be part of the kids’ holidays, so they’ll be visiting a shelter for homeless people,” the source shares.
“After the holiday, the whole family will take a vacation somewhere in the Commonwealth,” says the insider. we. “There will be a relaxing beach for the whole family.”
As the Prince and Princess of Wales prepare for a family-filled few weeks, those plans don’t extend to William’s brother, Prince HarryOr his wife, Meghan Markle.
“Kate and William are not planning to send any gifts or cards to Harry and Meghan,” the source claims. we. “There is still no relationship there currently.” (There’s no confirmation on whether William and Kate will send gifts to Harry, 39, and Meghan’s two children: Prince Archie, 4, and Princess Lilibet, 2.)
Tension between William and Kate and Harry and Meghan, 42, began to surface in 2020 after Harry and Meghan announced they were stepping down as senior royals. After moving to California, Harry revealed during a 2021 interview that his rift with his family in the UK had not improved.
Harry added to the controversy in January by releasing his memoirs. additionalwhere he claimed William knocked him to the ground during a fight in 2019. Harry claimed the argument stemmed from William describing Meghan as “difficult” and “rude.”
Royal correspondent Omid Scobie As he claimed in his November book, game overWilliam “believes Harry and Meghan have shocked the family” with their statements about the company over the past few years.
The author also claimed that William believes Harry has been “brainwashed” by an “army of therapists” since leaving the UK, and therefore William says he “doesn’t even recognize” his brother anymore.
William and Kate ignored questions about the allegations game over Last month while attending the Royal Variety Performance in London. However, William and Kate were all smiles as they stepped out with their children to celebrate Together at Christmas A carol service at Westminster Abbey earlier this month.
The family of five were photographed walking side by side outside the church before Lewis grabbed the focus by blowing out Sister Charlotte’s candle for all to see.
Watch the exclusive video above for more details on William and Kate’s Christmas itinerary.
With reporting by Travis Cronin