On 12th July 2001, the Queen and HRH
Prince Philip visited the the Bailiwick. Islanders may have had to wait twelve years for this
event, but the wait was worthwhile as they turned up in their thousands to greet the royal couple.
In one of her most relaxed official visits, the Queen was touched by the welcome she
Following an official reception at
Beau Sejour, the Queen opened the 201 Squadron museum at Castle Cornet, had lunch with the
Lt-Governor and then traveled to Alderney to open the extension to St Anne's