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Does anyone know roughly how many bedrooms there are at Sandringham? If the entire family and staff, guests etc stay at Christmas there must be a fair few.
From memory, I think Sandringham has about 90 bedrooms.
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Does anyone know roughly how many bedrooms there are at Sandringham? If the entire family and staff, guests etc stay at Christmas there must be a fair few.
I don't think all the royals stay at Sandringham at Christmas.
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From memory, I think Sandringham has about 90 bedrooms.
That's quite a lot! Quite more than BP which has 53. Unless your counting staff bedrooms also?
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Old 07-21-2010, 03:51 AM
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BP has a lot more rooms I think, but they aren't in use. I remember seeing the Monarchy: The Royal Family at work and when guest came to stay they had to open up one of the suites.
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Old 07-21-2010, 05:14 AM
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It should also be remembered that large parts of BP are offices and staff quarters.
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That's quite a lot! Quite more than BP which has 53. Unless your counting staff bedrooms also?
That is probably right. I remember this snippet of informtion from a guided tour of Sandringham I went on a few years ago, whilst we were visiting Norfolk for a long weekend
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90 bedrooms!! Wow thats alot, I'd like to think that including staff bedrooms lol.
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Old 07-22-2010, 05:57 AM
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90 bedrooms!! Wow thats alot, I'd like to think that including staff bedrooms lol.
It is a big building, though none of the rooms appeared very big. In fact, even the dining room was not very large, so wonder how they manage to get the whole family around the table at christmas.
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QUEEN DOG DEATH QUIZ - mirror.co.uk

The Queen has called in vets to find out why dogs have died after being walked at her Sandringham estate.

Five pets have reportedly died of a stomach illness and four were sick after visiting the Norfolk estate.

Mystery bug kills dogs on the Queen

Royal aides have called in vets to investigate, after a mystery illness claimed the lives of dogs which have been walked at Sandringham.

Queen calls in vets to investigate deadly animal virus on her Sandringham estate | Mail Online

The Queen has called in vets to investigate a mystery dog-killing disease sweeping Sandringham.

Pets have become ill after visiting woodland open to the public on her 20,000-acre Norfolk estate.
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That doesn't sound very nice, there was a similar story earlier in the week.
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OMG, I love my dog; I can imagine the heartbreak by the Queen and her subjects who lost their pets. I hope the vets get to the bottom of this. My grandfather came from England and you don't get between an Englishman (or Englishwoman) and his or her dog or horse.
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Mystery bug on Queen's Sandringham estate kills 6 dogs and 31 fighting for life | Mail Online
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There are informative captions in this lovely photo/video tribute to Sandringham House

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Ortiz,

thanks again for posting these great video snapshots of royal residences. The scenery around Sandringham is simply stunning. I can see why the royal family loves to go there at Christmas. Someday I must travel there and see it for myself.
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In the 1970's, the Queen on the Duke of EdinB. advice had a 90 room wing/section of the mail house demolished!
Can you imagine how big the house was before that!
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Ortiz,

thanks again for posting these great video snapshots of royal residences. The scenery around Sandringham is simply stunning. I can see why the royal family loves to go there at Christmas. Someday I must travel there and see it for myself.
It is indeed a lovely property. Having visited a few years ago, I was surprised to note that the rooms in the house themselves are not very large at all - there are rather a lot of them, but they are all quite small.
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The Queen's Sitting Room Sandringham House.

Photo from the 1970's.
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Drawing Room Sandringham House.

This is where I believe there are many Faberge items on display!
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The Salon Sandringham House.

The front door to the house is to your right behind the Black screen.
HM likes to do her jigsaw puzzles in this room!
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Dining Room Sandringham House.

Dining Room.
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Thanks for that those pictures are lovely!
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