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18 Jul 2012
English Heritage to open Queen Victoria's private Isle of Wight beach
English Heritage has announced it is to open up Queen Victoria's private beach at Osborne, Isle of Wight, to members of the public for the first time from 27 July.
An original wooden bathing machine that was used by the Queen when swimming has been returned to the beach, while The Queen's Alcove has also been restored.
English Heritage chief executive Dr Simon Thurley said: "Opening her beach at Osborne lets us show another side to Queen Victoria."
Click here to read more about the opening of the private beach at Osborne.
More details: www.english-heritage.org.uk