It is well known that Queen Elizabeth had a special affection for Scotland and Balmoral Castle.
Elizabeth became heir to the throne when her uncle abdicated and her father became king. Her life had seen numerous transformations, including growing up in Windsor Castle during World War II.
The Royal House of Windsor traditionally gathers at Sandringham House to celebrate Christmas.
Elizabeth led a modest existence in Malta between 1949 and 1951 as a mother and wife to her navy husband before becoming Queen Elizabeth II.
This stunningly lovely fishing town on the coast of Cornwall was a favourite of the Queen Mother. Princess Margaret and the future Queen Elizabeth were frequently brought here as kids for coastal getaways.
It goes without saying that Queen Elizabeth II loved horses and horse racing dearly. Many even claim that her support and contributions to the sport are the reason why horse racing has continued to be so popular.
Her Royal Majesty Queen Elizabeth II was one of the most well-traveled people in the world, visiting over 117 countries in her lifetime.