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Royals like we've never seen them! The Queen and Sophie of Wessex visit Kate's Chelsea Flower Show Garden - watch them explore

Royally enchanting.

By Jess Pullar
When Duchess Catherine's stunning Chelsea Flower Show garden design was revealed in all its glory just days ago, there were three young royals who couldn't have looked more ecstatic to play in it.
Indeed her young children Prince George, five, Princess Charlotte, four, and Prince Louis, 15 months, were the picture of joy as new footage of the tricksy three playing in Kate's various outdoor creations was revealed.
But now, there are some other royals trying their hand to in Kate's amazing design - and it's a sight to behold.
On Monday, members of the royal family, including Queen Elizabeth herself, paid Kate's new garden a visit before it was officially opened to the public.
Her Majesty greeted Prince William and Duchess Kate at the garden, and in a rather comical moment, told her grandson he looked "very tidy".
Prince William jovially replied: "Well, I've smartened up!"
Kate meanwhile delivered two kisses to the Queen before curtsying to her.
Watch the amazing moment in the player at the top!
Kate and William showed the Queen around the stunning garden. (Getty Images)
The Queen took in her surroundings of the stunning garden before declaring it "very tidy" - this seems to be a phrase of choice for Her Majesty!
And indeed Kate certainly couldn't have asked for a better outcome, she had spent a time before the Queen arrived picking up stray leaves and, according to the Daily Mail, stuffing them in her handbag, as she had nowhere else to put them!
Kate explained her ideas to the Queen as they wandered around. (Getty Images)
Kate looked the image of a green goddess as she roamed the garden with the Queen. Paring her stunning Erdem floral maxi dress with a pair of wedge heels, the Duchess also styled her hair in a half up-half-down style, adorned with a plait.
Introducing the Queen to her team of gardening experts, who helped her create the masterpiece, Kate said: "There's been a big team, there's been so many volunteers... we threw ourselves into the deep end! I've had a lot of help."
Indeed the garden itself has been a passion project for Kate who has worked on the design over the past few months.
Kate and Wills looked happy and relaxed. (Getty Images)
In an earlier Instagram post, Kensington Palace released a statement on Kate's involvement, saying: "The Duchess has worked with @the_rhs and Davies White to design and build the garden, to highlight how being active in nature can positively impact our physical and mental health."
The garden designed by Kate has a "natural woodland feel" and contains "unique" designs to inspire families to get out and about.
And it's no secret the garden offers plenty of entertainment. After her children, George, Charlotte and Louis all had a proper play in the outdoor creation over the weekend, new footage revealed what Prince George really thought about it all.
Watch the adorable moment where George rates the garden out of ten below - and see Prince William try his hand on the infamous swing!
And there was also another royal who couldn't help but bring out her youthful side upon visiting Kate's garden - Sophie, Countess of Wessex.
Indeed the stunning 54-year-old, who wore a beautiful Suzannah Stormy Hearts green printed dress, tried her hand at climbing up a ladder to a tree house - looks fun!
Sophie embraced her youthful side as she visited the garden. (Rex / Tim Rooke)
Meanwhile, Princess Beatrice also visited the green space, taking her phone out to snap various creations from within the garden.
With all of it's high brow visitors, we can safely assume this garden officially has the royal tick of approval!
Princess Beatrice also paid the garden a visit. (Getty)
Earlier in the day, Kate donned a dressed down look as she showed a group of school children around her nature garden.
Wearing brown culottes, a white embroided shirt and a pair of sneakers, the Duchess was the image of casual perfection - we're loving this look!
Princess chic! We're big fans of this casual cool ensemble on Kate. (Getty)

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