PUBLISHED: 23:04, Thu, Nov 26, 2020 | UPDATED: 23:04, Thu, Nov 26, 2020
The royal tots have been cooped up in London with their parents for the past three weeks while their great-grandparents the Queen, 94, and Prince Philip, 99, stay at Windsor Castle. The monarch and the Duke of Edinburgh chose to cocoon at their Berkshire residence more than 20 miles outside the capital at the beginning of the second nationwide shutdown.
While the Cambridges spent the first lockdown at Anmer Hall, their country mansion in Norfolk, George and Charlotte’s schooling meant the family-of-five had to be in London this time round.
For five days over the festive period, people across England will be allowed to celebrate indoors under the “Christmas bubble” arrangement.
The move announced by Boris Johnson this week will mean that from December 23 to 27 up to three households can mingle.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
It is not yet clear whether the Cambridges will team up with the Queen and Philip to form part of a bubble.
Prince George and Princess Charlotte are 'missing their great-grandmother', a source has said (Image: GETTY)
The Cambridges pose for a photo during the first national lockdown (Image: GETTY)
Before the rules were announced, a source told People magazine earlier this week that William and Kate were “waiting to hear, just like everyone else”.
The insider added: “The children miss their great-granny, but it's the same rules for them as everyone."
The Queen is known to be fond of her great-grandchildren who often steal the limelight at royal events.
Last Christmas George and Charlotte joined their parents for the annual Christmas morning church service alongside the Queen at Sandringham.
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Prince George and Princess Charlotte are close to their great-grandmother, the Queen (Image: GETTY)