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The Queen is out for a walk when she is seen for the first time since visiting the Balmoral Estate


The Queen was seen for the first time since arriving at the Balmoral Estate in Glen Muick on Tuesday.

Her 94-year-old Majesty, who cut a casual figure in a red top, waistcoat, and tartan skirt, was spotted talking on the way to a brisk walk.

The Queen is believed not to have gone to church in Scotland on Sunday to stop the well-wishers gathering.

The monarch and Prince Philip, 99, who isolated themselves at Windsor Castle, drove a car to RAF Northolt in west London last week, where they boarded a private jet to Balmoral.

After a short flight, the Royals landed at Aberdeen Airport, where they were picked up by a driver and taken to Balmoral, about an hour away.

The Queen, 94, was seen for the first time since arriving at the Balmoral Estate in Glen Muick on Tuesday (pictured)

The monarch cut a casual figure in a red top, waistcoat, and tartan skirt as she went for a walk with her beloved dorgis, Vulcan, and Candy

The monarch cut a casual figure in a red top, waistcoat, and tartan skirt as she went for a walk with her beloved dorgis, Vulcan, and Candy

The couple landed in overcast weather, and the queen donned a raincoat over her elegant powder blue suit as her husband followed her down the aircraft steps in his own practical waterproof coat.

They were followed by royal helpers carrying luggage and a pair of dorgis, the Queen's beloved dogs, a cross between a dachshund and a Welsh corgi.

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh will stay on the 50,000 acre property until early October and will be accompanied by family members throughout their stay.

It will be a welcome change for the couple who have not left Windsor Castle since March.

The Queen was heading into the mountains and appeared to be in good company when three people - possibly Sophie Wessex and her two children Lady Louise Windsor and James, Viscount Severn - got out of the car

The Queen was heading into the mountains and appeared to be in good company when three people – possibly Sophie Wessex and her two children Lady Louise Windsor and James, Viscount Severn – got out of the car

The Queen (pictured) and Prince Philip will stay on the 50,000-acre property until early October and will be accompanied by family members throughout their stay

The Queen (pictured) and Prince Philip will stay on the 50,000-acre property until early October and will be accompanied by family members throughout their stay

It is not the usual business, however, as courtiers have spent weeks planning how a "new normal" can work in their Scottish baronial style castle.

The Queen cannot attend church, members of her family cannot stay in the main house, and the local staff had to isolate themselves for two weeks prior to visiting to make sure they are virus-free.

Forensic cleaning operation is performed at any time, including the Queen's red state boxes, and in order for Her Majesty to ride her beloved fallen ponies, only a groom has access to her horses.

It is believed that employees have been quarantined for two weeks to minimize the risk of the Queen or Prince Philip, both over 90 years old, from being exposed to Covid-19.

According to reports, the handpicked team of royal aides, to whom the couple will belong, will be Vice Admiral Tony Johnstone-Burt, the host. Sir Edward Young, the Queen's Private Secretary, and Paul Whybrew and William Henderson, their pages.

Major Nana Kofi Twumasi-Ankrah, her stable master; Terry Pendry, her head groom; Angela Kelly, the Queen's personal assistant and her dresser; Jackie Newbold, Kellys PA; According to The Sunday Times, three commode assistants will also be added.

It is believed that staff will minimize contact with people outside the royal household to create a "balmoral bubble" that is designed to ensure the safety of the Queen and Prince Philip.

Measures are also taken when members of the royal family come to visit. As a rule, the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh are accompanied by their children and grandchildren and close friends during the summer holidays.

The monarch (pictured) and Prince Philip, 99, who were isolated at Windsor Castle, drove a car to RAF Northolt in west London last week, where they boarded a private jet to Balmoral

The monarch (pictured) and Prince Philip, 99, who were isolated at Windsor Castle, drove a car to RAF Northolt in west London last week, where they boarded a private jet to Balmoral

The queen (picture left) stood happily chatting as she enjoyed the sunshine on Saturday

The queen (picture left) stood happily chatting as she enjoyed the sunshine on Saturday

Balmoral will be a welcome change of pace for the couple who haven't left the Windsor Castle grounds since March. In the picture the Queen on her brisk walk

Balmoral will be a welcome change of pace for the couple who haven't left the Windsor Castle grounds since March. In the picture the Queen on her brisk walk

The Queen (pictured) is believed not to have gone to church in Scotland on Sunday to stop the well-wishers gathering

The Queen (pictured) is believed not to have gone to church in Scotland on Sunday to stop the well-wishers gathering

This year, however, any visitors who usually include the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall, and Prince Edward and the Countess of Wessex are likely to keep social distancing on-site.

Family members will not stay in the castle with the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh as in previous years, but will be housed in other houses on the estate.

You can instead meet them for outdoor activities such as walks, horse riding, and picnics.

Earlier reports indicate that Balmoral employees were excluded from social activities and the annual Ghillies Ball was also canceled due to coronavirus.

An insider told Mail on Sunday that "crazy" helpers live in the New Block, a blunt granite building with a dozen bedrooms outside near the castle.

The insider said: “Without all the normal facilities that make a stay comfortable for the staff, everyone says it's like Colditz, the POW camp.

The Queen (pictured) walks her dorgis on the Balmoral Estate in Glen Muick

The Queen (pictured) walks her dorgis on the Balmoral Estate in Glen Muick

Rev. Kenneth MacKenzie, wearing a protective face mask, arrives in Crathie Kirk before Sunday service, which Queen Elizabeth II usually attends during her summer break at Balmoral

Rev. Kenneth MacKenzie, wearing a protective face mask, arrives in Crathie Kirk before Sunday service, which Queen Elizabeth II usually attends during her summer break at Balmoral

Crathie Kirk, where Queen Elizabeth II normally attends Sunday services during her summer break in Balmoral

Crathie Kirk, where Queen Elizabeth II normally attends Sunday services during her summer break in Balmoral

The Queen did not go to church in Scotland on Sunday to stop the congregation from gathering

The Queen did not go to church in Scotland on Sunday to stop the congregation from gathering

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