A map of every single property the royal family own

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Have you ever wondered how many properties the royal family own? From Buckingham Palace to Clarence House, the infographic below by Quid Corner pinpoints every royal residence in the UK, including Scotland to Ireland and England.

See how many you have visited and learn about when each of the properties was purchased...

1. Balmoral Castle

Set in Scotland, Prince Albert bought this property for Queen Victoria in 1852. It's a place where the Royals still escape to each summer on holiday. Boasting baronial-style features such as turrets and dormer windows, it's like something out of a fairytale.

2. Buckingham Palace

Perhaps the most famous of all, Buckingham Palace is the London residence and official administrative seat of the monarch of the United Kingdom. It's also where Queen Elizabeth II gave birth to King Charles III and Prince Andrew.

3. Craigowan Lodge

Just a stone's throw from Balmoral Castle, this seven-bedroom stone house was once a firm favourite of King Charles III when he was married to the late Princess Diana. Today, however, it is mainly used to host visiting VIPs.

4. Hillsborough Castle

In the heart of Northern Ireland, this country house was built back in the 1770s. As well as four giant Ionic columns added by local architect Thomas Duff in the 1820s, it has incredibly breathtaking gardens.

5. The Palace of Holyrood House

Over in Scotland, Holyrood House was home to Mary Queen of Scots and now serves as the official residence of the monarchy in Scotland. If you pay a visit, you can still see the many ruins today.

Photo credit: Quick Quid
Photo credit: Quick Quid

6. Sandringham House

Queen Elizabeth II inherited private ownership of Sandringham from her father, King George VI, back in 1952.

7. Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle is the largest and longest-occupied castle in Europe, which was founded by William the Conquerer in the 11th century. The 1000-room castle is a timeless blend of both Victorian and Georgian style.

8. Birkhall

Home to the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, Birkhall is a beautiful private residence in Scotland. Hidden in the gardens, you'll find the famous Wendy house which was built for Princess Elizabeth before she took the throne.

9. Clarence House

Up until the death of Queen Elizabeth II, Clarence House was the official London residence of Charles and Camilla, who have apartments on the second floor.

10. Highgrove House

King Charles III first bought Highgrove House in 1980 and it has since served as his family home. The property is also close to the King's Duchy Home Farm.

11. Llwynywermod

This beautiful property is Charles and Camilla's Welsh home, which they bought and refurbished in 2007. Previously, the home was owned by relatives of Anne Boleyn, the second wife of Henry VIII.

12. Tamarisk House

This home on the Isle of Scilly also belongs to the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall. Recently, it has been opened up for holidaymakers to rent.

13. Kensington Palace

Back in 1689, King William III and Queen Mary bought the mansion for £20,000 and commissioned Sir Christopher Wren to expand it.

14. Amner Hall

Anmer Hall was a wedding gift to William and Kate from the late Queen Elizabeth II, which now serves as the Cambridges’ country home. It is part of the monarch's Sandringham Estate, and is where the Cambridges spend much of their time together.

15. Frogmore Cottage

Earlier this year, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex renovated this quaint cottage before officially moving in after the birth of their son Archie. The couple commissioned Soho House designer Vicky Charles to add a 1920's style to the interior.

16. Gatcombe Park

This Grade II listed property was purchased by Queen Elizabeth as a wedding present for Princess Anne in 1976. Anne now lives there with her daughter, Zara Tindall.

17. St James' Palace

This is the official residence of Princess Anne and also contains the London residences of Princess Beatrice of York and Princess Alexandra. The interiors are remarkably striking, with a red brick exterior and four courtyards.

18. The Royal Lodge

Prince Andrew moved into this 30-room property back in 2004.

19. Bagshot Park

Home to the Earl and Countess of Wessex, this 120-room Tudor mansion was previously used as a hunting lodge. Before they moved in, Queen Victoria arranged the construction of the property for her son, Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught, in the 1870s.

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