Special Christmas display at Windsor Castle

Christmas tree at Windsor CastleVisitors to Windsor Castle this Christmas will have a special treat, with a special Christmas display including a Christmas tree hung from the ceiling in the Octagon Dining Room.

This extremely strange choice of Christmas tree display was started by Prince Albert who had a Christmas tree hung in this style in the private apartments.

Visitors will also see the state dining room set for a Christmas dinner and a selection of gifts given by Victoria and Albert.

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If you wish to see the private apartments of Windsor Castle, you can do so as part of the virtual tour of Windsor Castle.

Posted on Monday 12 December, 2011
Filed under: Windsor Castle
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