There’s no question about it; 2021 has been a huge year for the royal family.
They’ve welcomed three new royal children, said goodbye to Prince Philip, marked a number of marital milestones and returned to their duties after a global pandemic.
Prince Charles is preparing to take on the role of king, the Cambridges are working harder than ever and the Queen is “keeping calm and carrying on”.
Meanwhile, in the US, Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex have continued to carve out new royal roles for themselves.
As the year comes to an end, we’re looking back at the royal family photos that captivated us in 2021. Keep scrolling to see them all.