This central London estate built in 1605 boasts a 30-acre garden and several sprawling apartments. "It's the perfect place for a growing family," says royals author Judy Wade.
With a $20 million renovation underway, rumors are swirling that the royal couple will move into Princess Diana's former quarters
For now, the couple will continue to reside in a small farmhouse in Wales. But insiders say William's childhood memories of the palace will prove a strong pull for the young couple. Inset: the King's Gallery at Kensington.
WINDSOR CASTLE Queen Elizabeth's preferred weekend home, the medieval estate features the famed quadrangle (below), site of the Changing of the Guard, and the Green Drawing Room (inset), where the Queen and Prince Philip met with India's president in '09.
Sunday Dinner at Granny's
What a difference a marriage makes! Raised in a roomy-but unturreted-brick house, Princess Kate now spends weekends and holidays at the Queen's castles