A rare video of Diana,
Princess of Wales shows the late royal unable to control her giggles with
her sons, Prince William and Prince Harry, as they enjoyed an
impromptu day trip back in 1993.
The sweet footage shows the
trio climbing aboard a carriage and setting off on a horse and trap ride at a
museum in Wales.
Locals gathered around as
William and Harry, then aged 11 and nine respectively, joined their mother for
the half-term October outing.
Harry can be seen grinning at
his older brother and mother before he takes his seat. William appears to be
trying his best to stifle his laughter as a giggling Diana sits opposite her
The Princes were dressed
smartly in suits for their visit to Wales, while Diana wore one of her
signature skirt suits.
Time that the Princess
broke with royal tradition by boarding a British Rail Inter-city train at
Paddington to Cardiff with her young sons as a half-term treat, after spending
time with their father, Prince Charles, in Scotland.
William and Harry were
exceptionally close to their mother, who sadly died in a car accident in August
1997. The siblings keep the Princess’ memory alive and often talk about ‘Granny
Diana’ to their own children.
documentary Diana, Our Mother, Harry gave an insight into his mother’s
cheeky side, saying: “She was one of the naughtiest parents. She
would come and watch us play football and, you know, smuggle sweets into our
“And I mean like
literally walking back from a football match and having sort of five packets of
Starburst. And just the whole shirt was just bulging with sweets and then sort
of looking around, open the tuck box, throw it all in, lock it up.”
“She was very informal
and really enjoyed the laughter and the fun,” William added.