Berkshire

Royal Mail releases new Windsor Castle stamp set

Windsor Castle Image copyright PA
Image caption Royal Mail said the 10 stamps were a "photographic celebration" of the castle

A new set of stamps featuring images of Windsor Castle is being launched to celebrate the "grandeur" of the royal residence.

Royal Mail said the 10 stamps were a "photographic celebration" of the castle.

The stamps feature images of the castle's exterior as well as its interior rooms.

One stamp features an image of St George's Hall which was restored after a fire in 1992.

Image copyright PA
Image caption The castle has been home to kings and queens for almost a thousand years

Philip Parker, stamp strategy manager at Royal Mail, said: "Windsor Castle is one of the most famous buildings in the world and has been a family home to kings and queens for almost a thousand years.

"Our new stamps celebrate the grandeur of this royal residence."

Image copyright PA
Image caption Windsor castle is an official residence of the Queen
Image copyright PA
Image caption The stamp set is being launched to celebrate the "grandeur" of the castle
Image copyright PA
Image caption St George's Hall was restored after a fire in 1992
Image copyright PA
Image caption The stamps feature images of the castle's exterior as well as its interior rooms

Related Topics