The Queen has returned to Windsor Castle after enjoying a long weekend away at her Sandringham estate.
The 95-year-old monarch is understood to have flown back to the Berkshire royal residence by helicopter on Tuesday.
Buckingham Palace has said it is the Queen’s “firm intention” to attend the annual Remembrance Sunday wreath-laying service at the Cenotaph in Whitehall on Sunday to honour Britain’s war dead.
The nation’s longest reigning sovereign was ordered to rest by royal doctors three weeks ago after spending a night in hospital undergoing preliminary tests.
She pulled out of a trip to Northern Ireland and also missed the Cop26 climate summit in Glasgow.
The Queen, who lived through the Second World War as a teenager, is head of the armed forces and attaches great importance to the poignant Remembrance Sunday service, which this year falls on November 14 – the Prince of Wales’s 73rd birthday.
The monarch is already confirmed to be missing the annual Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall on Saturday evening.
Concern for the head of state has been heightened, given her age, but she was well enough to travel by helicopter to Sandringham in Norfolk on November 4 for her long planned private weekend away, where she was seen, in her trademark off duty headscarf, being driven around the estate.
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