I have difficulty understanding how Queen Victoria’s family enjoyed swimming at Cowes, Isle of Wight. I have been to Osborne House many times, and I have never felt “warm” ever. Even in July and August, I wear a jacket of some kind. While I take pictures on the terraces, I am always cold or better said CHILLY. The thought of swimming at Osborne House Beach sends goose-bumps up my spine. Prince Albert loved it, so the Queen followed. Often, she swam twice a day! Burr! Great article. I included an article about Osborne Beach a few days ago with interesting photographs, but this article contains interesting details. Wouldn’t it be fabulous to take a “time machine” and spend an hour chatting with the Old Queen? She was quite the personality. Enjoy.
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