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See Every Photo of Queen Elizabeth at the Braemar Highland Gathering

The Queen, Prince Charles, and Princess Anne held up the 170 year old royal tradition of attending the games.
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On September 1, Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles, and Princess Anne attended the Braemar Royal Highland Gathering at Princess Royal and Duke of Fife Memorial Park, Braemar in Scotland. Considered the biggest even in the Highland Game calendar, it has become a tradition for the reigning monarch to spend time at the games since Queen Victoria first attended the Braemar Gathering in 1848. The annual Highland Games event is held a short distance from Balmoral estate, considered by many to be the Queen's favorite residence. This year, the Queen The Duke of Rothesay Highland Games Pavilion on site, with a museum dedicated to the history of the games. See all of the photos from the celebration here.

Her Majesty arrives at the Braemar Highland Gathering at The Princess Royal and Duke of Fife Memorial Park on September 1


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The Queen accepts a bouquet from one of the dancers who will participate in the games.


The Queen officially opens the Duke of Rothesay Highland Games Pavilion


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The Queen and Anne, Princess Royal


Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles, and Princess Anne enjoy the Highland games.


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The Queen observes an exhibit in the Duke of Rothesay Highland Games Pavilion


Queen Elizabeth and Princess Anne.


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The Queen tours the exhibits in the Duke of Rothesay Highland Games Pavilion


Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles


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*This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com

*Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors

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