Prince William and Kate’s heightened security features in secluded Windsor home

Prince William and Kate Middleton have made no bones about wanting a very private home life when their roles as working Royals are over each day.

And their secluded Windsor home plays a huge part in that, not least thanks to top security measures.

The Prince and Princess of Wales, and their three children, have been living inside Adelaide Cottage in Windsor for less than a year.

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The modest home is based inside the grounds of the grand Windsor Castle, and is around 25 miles from central London.

Built in 1831, not much is known about the interior of the cottage, but it does have a security gate house and several massive security gates to get through before you can even come close to the property – ideal for hiding from the glare of fans and media.

No pictures of the inside actually exist, which helps to keep the allure of it being a high security home for the young family.

The place was given a makeover in 2015, having started life out as the home of Queen Adelaide, who was the wife of King William IV in 1831.

It was known to be a favourite retreat of Queen Victoria, who often had breakfast there.

According to Town and Country Magazine's Victoria Murphy, the move from their former home in Kensington was "driven by their desire to have as normal a family life as possible".

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She added: "(This) allows William and Kate the opportunity to offer their children a more rural upbringing away from central London and the hustle and bustle of Kensington Palace, which is a popular tourist attraction."

The place was rumoured to go to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle as a wedding gift from The Queen, but that never happened and they ended up running off to California anyway.

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