Photos: The royal family in Scotland

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Every August, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip head to Scotland for their summer holidays. The country within the United Kingdom is a very special place for Her Majesty: The monarch is descended from Scotland’s Royal House of Stewart on both sides of her family and she’s been summering there since she was a child, nestling in at Balmoral Castle on her privately owned estate in the Scottish Highlands that’s been in her family since the 1840s. To celebrate her annual visit — she and Philip arrived there via private plane on Aug. 4, 2020, and are expected to stay until October amid the global coronavirus pandemic — Wonderwall.com is taking a look at some of the best photos of the royal family in Scotland over the decades… starting with this pic of Queen Elizabeth II, heir Prince Charles and grandson Peter Phillips and his now-estranged wife, Autumn Phillips, at the Braemar Highland Games in Braemar, Scotland, on Sept. 7, 2019. Keep reading for more…