HM King visits Highclere Castle and GardensLady Fiona Carnarvon
(Bahrain News Agency) – His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa visited today Highclere Castle and Gardens where he was welcomed by Earl and Countess of Carnarvon.
HM the King toured the castle and was briefed by the Earl on the history of fort which dates back to 1838 and which was constructed by Carnarvon family.
HM the King saw the collectibles, being showcased at the Highclere Castle, including iconic photos, antiques and books in different fields of knowledge and science.
The majestic Highclere Castle and Gardens stand as a living symbol that epitomises the Carnarvon family which reconstructed the monument late 18th century.
HM the King praised the castle and its architectural design, lauding the efforts of the Earl in preserving the historical landmark so as to serve as a scientific centre for researchers. He also thanked Earl and Countess of Carnarvon for the good welcome.
HM King Hamad hailed deep-rooted historic relations binding the two friendly countries, which are based on mutual respect and coordination in various fields.