They have also spent several weekends at country house shooting parties, including one at the Queen's estate on Sandringham.
Mrs Rhodes also tells a story of how she was out riding with the Queen at Sandringham at the height of the Irish Troubles.
The balding Prince of Wales had a brush with a bald eagle at the Sandringham Flower Show yesterday.
Built to exactly half the scale of a regular Aston Martin, it is now on display at the royal museum at Sandringham.
The Queen, sensibly, spends all her holidays at Balmoral or Sandringham, where she can truly be assured of total privacy.
The bowling-alley at Sandringham was one of the best in England and the Prince was always fond of a game of bowls.
"Yes; this is Sandringham," said the girl, with a sort of shamefaced humour.
At Sandringham they have great droves of pigeons, which the entire family love and care for.
I admit it then: I have no respect for Captain Sandringham—none whatever.
The raiders then flew to Sandringham and King's Lynn, at both of which places bombs were dropped.