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The Queen heads to Balmoral 'for her sanity' as summer meet up with Harry appears cancelled

The Queen's annual visit to Balmoral is 'key for her sanity' royal expert Duncan Larcombe tells OK! Her Majesty has been paying a 12 week visit to the Scottish Highland estate for the past 68 years and Duncan explains that the escape is the one time she can take off her crown and be a mum, grandmother and great grandmother. "Balmoral plays a key part in the Queen's sanity," he explains.

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Scotland (Scots: Scotland, Scottish Gaelic: Alba (About this soundlisten)) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain, with a border with England to the southeast, and is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, the North Sea to the northeast, the Irish Sea to the south, and more than 790 islands, including the Northern Isles and the Hebrides.