How Archie will be spending his first Christmas

The newest member of the royal family will be celebrating his first Christmas in style.

Baby Archie has had a very busy few months, travelling through Africa and due to spend Thanksgiving in his mother's home country of America with his grandmother, Doria Ragland. However, his busy schedule is due to slow down as we approach the festive season, as the baby prince's Christmas plans have been revealed. 

For his first Christmas, the youngest royal will be joining the rest of his British family at the Queen's Sandringham Estate in Norfolk, as per royal tradition. 

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will stay in England and let Archie celebrate this special milestone with his cousins, George, Charlotte and Louis at their great-grandmother's estate - which we can only imagine will be nothing short of extravagant. 

"Archie can expect to have lots of cuddles from members of the family, he'll be spoilt rotten by his mum and dad and, really, just enjoy all of the delights of a first Christmas as any other baby would," says 9honey's royal commentator, Victoria Arbiter.

While the royal family are all expected to enjoy themselves at Sandringham, there's still a royal protocol that they will all be adhering to.

The royals must arrive to the estate in order of seniority. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will be the first from the immediate family to arrive on Christmas Eve, with Kate and Will arriving shortly after and Prince Charles and Camilla the last to walk through the door. 

But once the family is all in attendance, Christmas truly begins. Carrying on Queen Victoria and Prince Albert's European tradition, the royals will open their presents on Christmas Eve and enjoy a Christmas feast - while Christmas Day is reserved for the adults to attend mass at St Mary Magdalene church.

The children will be spending Christmas Day at the estate in the care of their nannies, playing with their new presents and enjoying the festivities. 

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