Revealed: How the Queen finds her way around Norfolk - her trusty atlas

Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh leave together after attending a church service at Sand

Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh leave together after attending a church service at Sandringham. Picture: Joe Giddens/PA Wire - Credit: PA

With all those Royal warrant holders in far-flung corners of Norfolk, it helps to know your way around the county.

An "AA Easy Read Britain 2017" road map in the back of the Bentley. Picture: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

An "AA Easy Read Britain 2017" road map in the back of the Bentley. Picture: Joe Giddens/PA Wire - Credit: PA

So it's perhaps no great surprise that the Queen appears to turn to the motorist's faithful road atlas to plan her journeys.

A copy of a AA's Easy Read 2017 guide to Britain's roads could be seen tucked in the passenger door of the Queen's Bentley as the monarch left church on Sunday.

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh, who are currently staying at Sandringham, attended morning service at the Church of St Mary Magdalene on the Royal Estate near King's Lynn.

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh leaving church at Sandringham. Picture: Sonya Duncan

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh leaving church at Sandringham. Picture: Sonya Duncan - Credit: Sonya Duncan

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A small crowd of well-wishers gathered to greet them and a party of guests who included David Armstrong-Jones, 2nd Earl of Snowdon and his wife Serena Armstrong-Jones.


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The 91-year-old Duke walked to church, asking Wymondham couple John and Pauline Burt, whose Labrador dogs Scarlett and Daisy were laying in the grass along the path: 'Are they exhausted already?'

Kayden Scuffham, aged three, being searched by police. Picture: Sonya Duncan

Kayden Scuffham, aged three, being searched by police. Picture: Sonya Duncan - Credit: Sonya Duncan

Around 200 people turned out to see the Royal party. All were searched before being allowed through the gates - including a a three-year-old boy dressed as a policemen.

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Ruth Scuffham from Retford, Notts, had brought her son Kayden to Sandringham for the first time.

'It's the first time he's been to see the Queen and he's very excited about it,' she said.

Kayden Scuffham with his mum Ruth. Picture: Sonya Duncan

Kayden Scuffham with his mum Ruth. Picture: Sonya Duncan - Credit: Sonya Duncan

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