Prince Charles Retreats To Wales After Prince Philip's Death
The past few weeks haven't been easy for the British Royal Family. On April 9, the family patriarch Prince Philip passed away at the age of 99, leaving the Royals in mourning. The Duke's funeral was this past Saturday, after which Prince Charles is said to have retreated to Wales.
This weekend, the funeral of Prince Philip touched millions of viewers worldwide and many sympathized with the British Royal Family. Queen Elizabeth II lost her beloved husband of 73 years.
Prince Charles lost his father. To gather his thoughts after the funeral, the Prince of Wales is said to have retreated to his estate in Wales, where he remains today.
Prince Charles retreats to Wales home after Philip's funeral
According to Daily Mail, Prince Charles is currently staying in his Llwynywermod cottage. There, he can rest far away from the hustle and bustle of London after Prince Philip's funeral. The property is located in the Welsh Brecon Beacons National Park and is surrounded by nature.
The heir to the throne is said to have even traveled without Duchess Camilla, who had "private commitments," reported Daily Mail. A source also told the British newspaper that Charles wants to "reflect alone" while dedicating himself to the countless letters and condolences that have reached him after the death of his father.
Wales seems to be just the right place for the nature-loving Prince Charles to settle down. Hopefully the heir to the throne can then return to his everyday life strengthened. Publicly, the Prince of Wales has appeared emotional following the Duke of Edinburgh's passing.
Ahead of the funeral, he and Duchess Camilla stepped out to view public tributes left for Prince Philip. And after the April 17 funeral, Prince Charles is believed to have taken a walk with his own son, Prince Harry, who made it back to the UK for the ceremony.