A cake emoji for Camilla! Royals release birthday greetings for the Duchess of Cornwall’s 75th birthday – while Clarence House releases a new portrait taken at their Wiltshire home
- The Queen’s official Twitter account shared a photo of Camilla posing in front of a vintage caravan and holding her rescue dog, Beth, to mark the Duchess’ 75th birthday
- Clarence House yesterday released an official portrait of the Duchess, taken by Chris Jackson, at her country home, Ray Mill House, in Wiltshire
- She wore a blue floral dress by designer Sophie Dundas for the birthday photo
- Camilla will celebrate with a small family dinner hosted by Prince Charles
The Queen and Duke and Duchess of Cambridge sent birthday wishes to Duchess of Cornwall on social media as she celebrates her 75th birthday today – and offers a birthday cake emoji with her online greetings.
An official new photo of Camilla, taken by photographer Chris Jackson, looking relaxed and radiant at her country home, Ray Mill House in Wiltshire, was shared ahead of the milestone birthday yesterday.
The Twitter accounts for Buckingham Palace and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge also shared pictures this morning – with the Queen, @RoyalFamily, who posted a photo of Camilla holding her adorable Jack Russell Terrier rescue dog, Beth, while sitting on the steps of a vintage caravan .
Meanwhile, Kate and William’s account posted a photo of the royal walking in a beautiful meadow, wearing a pretty lavender dress and matching cardigan.
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A peachy day! The Duchess of Cornwall looked radiant as she posed behind a bowl of homegrown white peaches ahead of her 75th birthday this weekend
Hello Beth! Additional pictures, taken by Chris Jackson and shared by Buckingham Palace’s official Twitter account @Royalfamily, showed Camilla sitting on the steps of a vintage caravan with her adorable rescue dog, Beth
Kate and William’s account posted photos of the royal walk in a beautiful meadow
The official portrait released yesterday shows Camilla, wearing a blue floral dress by designer Sophie Dundas, enjoying a cup of tea in her garden behind a bowl of homegrown peaches.
The Duchess celebrates her 75th birthday with a small family dinner hosted by the Prince of Wales at his home in Highgrove, Gloucestershire.
Their daughter Laura Lopes and son Tom Parker Bowles are expected to be in attendance, along with their younger sister Annabel Elliot, who appeared in an ITV documentary that followed Camilla as she guest-edited the latest edition of Country Life.
Mr Parker Bowles, columnist for The Mail on Sunday and acclaimed food writer, has written an article for the magazine praising peaches, the key ingredient in one of his mother’s favorite desserts, peach melba.
Camilla bought the Ray Mill House in Wiltshire, 17 miles from Prince Charles Highgrove, following her divorce from Andrew Parker Bowles in 1995
“My mother is an avid white peach grower (this month’s column topic was very much her idea) and they certainly don’t want attention,” he wrote.
Camilla bought her six-bedroom property with extensive gardens, 17 miles from the Prince of Wales’s Highgrove home, following her divorce from Andrew Parker Bowles in 1995.
A spokesman for Clarence House, which released the picture, said of the birthday party: “She’s going to have a little family dinner.”
Camilla, pictured earlier this week, has spoken about “exciting new prospects” as her position in the royal family increases in importance
The milestone comes during a period of change for the monarchy, with the future Queen Consort speaking in last week’s documentary about “exciting new prospects” ahead as her position in the royal family grows in importance.
In an interview with the Daily Mail yesterday, the Duchess joked: “We don’t really want to talk about birthdays, do we? Unfortunately, I can never lie about my age as it’s always mentioned in a newspaper, so I just have to get on with it.
Paying tribute to her family, including her five grandchildren, she revealed she used a social media chat app called Houseparty to keep in touch with them during lockdown when they were in Scotland and she was in England.
“I’m not sure if she [her grandchildren] I feel cool at 75,” she added. “But we have a very close relationship and they keep me in touch with the world of youth – and TikTok.