Prince George has received gifts from all around the world to celebrate his christening which took place today at St James’s Palace. His gifts ranged from a lifetime’s free flights to Ibiza to a field of flowers.
The young Prince has received gifts from around the world. (Photo: BBC News Video).
Here is a rundown of some of the gifts Prince George will receive:
A field of flowers – Count Tibor Kalnoky, a friend of Prince Charles, has given the young Prince a wildflower meadow in the Transylvanian hills. The Count said “if we sent him flowers they would wilt, so this is a symbolic gift”. Count Kalnoky was a guest at William and Catherine’s wedding in 2011.
Free flights for life to Ibiza – The airline company, Jet2, has given George and his parents unlimited free flights to Ibiza. Jet2holidays CEO, Steve Heapy, said: “What do you give the family who literally have everything? We decided that a lifetime of flights to one of our most popular holiday spots would be perfect. Wills and Kate are known to love the ‘white island’ having holidayed there frequently in past years”. Gary Goldsmith, who is Catherine’s uncle, also has a home on the island.
A toy duck – Royal fanatic Terry Hutt has been camping outside Kensington Palace cuddling a toy duck to give to the 3rd in line to the throne. 78 year old Mr Hutt, who is a former soldier, is well known by the media after camping out for 12 days waiting for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s baby to be born. Mr Hutt said “I have bought a toy duck for a present and will put it on a polythene bag and tie it to the banner and hope I will be able to give it to the young prince”.
A toy box – The Prime Minister and the UK Cabinet Office have given Prince George the gift of a pine toy box, they paid for the present themselves.