“City-Dweller” Duchess Meghan Could Hate Trip To Balmoral With Queen As Much As Princess Diana, Royal Commentator Claims

Date August 13, 2019 13:54

The Queen is expected to be joined by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at the Balmoral Castle during her summer break. However, a royal expert claims the Duchess of Sussex could hate her trip to the Scottish castle just like her late mother-in-law Princess Diana did.

Summer break in Balmoral Castle

Queen Elizabeth II is at the Balmoral Castle in Scotland for her annual summer holiday. Her Majesty usually stays at the Scottish castle from August to October during which she enjoys hosting other members of the royal family.

The monarch was spotted attending service at a small church with her sons - Prince Andrew and Prince Charles. The Duke of York's daughter Princess Beatrice and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, were also in attendance at the service.

Duchess Meghan could hate the trip to Balmoral

Royal commentator Richard Fitzwilliams has claimed Meghan Markle could hate her trip to Balmoral castle as much as her late mother-in-law, Princess Diana. The Sussexes along with their son, Archie are scheduled to join the Queen at the Scottish castle during her summer break.

Though the Duchess is probably used to the metropolitan, Richard claims Meghan could find the rural trip difficult. However, if the royal mom is not a fan of the castle, she wouldn’t be the only one.

Prince Harry’s mother the late Princess of Wales was among guests who have visited the Balmoral in the past and did not enjoy their stay. The royal commentator claimed Princess Diana “hated” Balmoral and that Meghan may feel the same way as well.

Speaking to, Richard said:

We won’t be told any details but would be interesting to know how Meghan, a city dweller, fares at Balmoral. Diana initially appeared to enjoy it there but subsequently hated it. Meghan has faced considerable criticism in recent months with her recent guest editorship of British Vogue having a generally hostile reception.

Why Princess Diana didn't love Balmoral

When Princess Diana was alive, she often joined members of the royal family for summer at the Balmoral Castle. However, the Princess of Wales wasn’t fond of her stay at the castle.

“City-Dweller” Duchess Meghan Could Hate Trip To Balmoral With Queen As Much As Princess Diana, Royal Commentator ClaimsGetty Images / Ideal Image

According to Penny Junor’s book The Duchess: The Untold Story, the late Princess Diana did not like the countryside and rain. She was also depressed that Prince Charles was avoiding spending alone time with her.