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Prince Philip, 96, walks to church at Sandringham

  • The Duke of Edinburgh, 96, was spotted walking to church at Sandringham today
  • Prince Philip was accompanied by a male companion for the short stroll
  • Meanwhile the Queen chose to stay warm and was driven to the church service 

At the age of 96, he would be forgiven for putting his feet up on a Sunday morning. 

But the Duke of Edinburgh, shows he is keen to stay active as he walked to church at Sandringham today. 

Prince Philip wrapped up against the cold in a long coat as he made the short journey to St Mary Magdalene Church. 

The Duke of Edinburgh was accompanied by a male companion on the short stroll this morning

Prince Philip chose to forgo the car journey in favour of strolling to the church in Sandringham

Prince Philip chose to forgo the car journey in favour of strolling to the church in Sandringham

The Queen donned a vibrant purple and pink ensemble for the church service this morning

The Queen donned a vibrant purple and pink ensemble for the church service this morning

The Queen, 91, chose instead to stay warm in the car and was seen being driven to the service. 

Philip, who will celebrate his 97th birthday in June, appeared sprightly as he strolled down the country lane to the quaint church. 

He was accompanied by a friend, who walked by his side and listened as the duke spoke. 

Meanwhile the Queen added a splash of colour to the dull winter’s day in a vibrant fuchsia ensemble. 

Parishioners and well-wishers were seen being scanned by police on their way to the church

Parishioners and well-wishers were seen being scanned by police on their way to the church

Royal supporters often gather to see the Queen and Prince Philip attend church on a Sunday

Royal supporters often gather to see the Queen and Prince Philip attend church on a Sunday

Police officers were on hand to scan jackets and bags of those waiting to see the royals

Police officers were on hand to scan jackets and bags of those waiting to see the royals

The tweed coat boasted bright pink buttons which perfectly matched the pink ribbon detailing on her hat. 

The royal couple are currently staying at Sandringham, their winter residence. 

Prince Philip has made one of the cottages on the estate, the spacious Wood Farm, his base during retirement. 



Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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