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An oil painting of a garden party at Buckingham Palace. Queen Victoria and Alexandra, Princess of Wales are returning to the Palace in an open carriage pulled by two grey horses; in the garden, on the left, the Prince of Wales is conversing to a couple in

Their history, form and function

Frogmore House

The creation of the gardens at Frogmore House in the Home Park at Windsor Castle played a central part in Queen Charlotte’s activities there after its purchase in 1792. Since that time, the gardens have been used both as a royal retreat and as a venue for entertainments.

Discover the stories behind Frogmore gardens in the Royal Collection by clicking on the items below.

Charles Wild (1781-1835)

Frogmore House: The garden front

Henry Edridge (1769-1821)

Princess Elizabeth (1770-1840)

After Matthew Cotes Wyatt (1777-1862)

A Jubilee at Frogmore