Coronavirus has changed life as we know it, and following the three-month enforced self-isolation earlier this year, the UK government is instating a second lockdown from this week.
The lockdown is set to be 4-weeks-long, running from Thursday 5 November to Wednesday 2 December, with the precautionary guidelines in place to control the outbreak. And just like last time, royal family members are not exempt.
So, where will the Mountbatten-Windsors be isolating?
The Queen and Prince Philip have moved back to Windsor Castle (where they isolated earlier in the year) and will continue to carry out royal duties from there. Prince Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowles are thought to be isolating in Balmoral, Scotland, and Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are of course in their new home in Montecito, California.
The only royal family members whose plans are thought to have changed are the Cambridges, with the family of five previously locking down in their Norfolk home, Anmer Hall.
With schools still open during this lockdown however, it is thought that the Cambridge family will remain in London, based in Kensington Palace's Apartment 1A, so Prince George and Princess Charlotte can still attend Thomas' Battersea.
We will continue to update this story.
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