Royal Family Unveils Christmas Tree and Decorations at Windsor Castle

Now that the countdown to Christmas has officially begun, the British royal family has already started getting into the holiday spirit by decorating their glamorous tree at Windsor Castle.

Last week, the official Instagram account dedicated to the Royal Collection Trust revealed an exclusive first look at the Christmas tree sitting right in St. George’s Hall at the royal residence this year. The charity shared that the tree is completely covered with 3,000 lights, hundreds of iridescent jewel-shaped ornaments, purple velvet and satin ribbons.

According to People, the Christmas tree will be on full display until January 2, 2023. Visitors can come and see the tree at the royal residence, which is decorated for the first holiday season since King Charles ascended to the throne. And the holiday festivities won’t stop there: On three days in December, Christmas carolers will sing at the tree in St. George’s Hall. 

The Christmas Tree at Windsor Castle CAT
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This will be the first year the royal family will celebrate Christmas without Queen Elizabeth, who sadly passed away at the age of 96 this past September. Though their plans have not been revealed yet, members of the family typically spend the holidays at Sandringham, which was Her Majesty’s cherished country estate in Norfolk.

Excuse us while we go and make a few tweaks to our own tree...

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