Prince Philip: Prince Harry ‘arrives back in the UK’ to attend Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral

Meghan Markle has been advised by her doctor not to travel for the funeral, which will be televised and take place entirely in the grounds of Windsor Castle.

Prince Harry has reportedly arrived back in the UK ahead of his grandfather’s funeral.

The Duke of Sussex made the 5,400-mile journey from Los Angeles to Heathrow and landed at 1.15pm yesterday, The Sun reports.

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His wife, Meghan Markle had been advised by her doctor not to travel for the funeral, which will be televised and take place entirely in the grounds of Windsor Castle.

Prince Harry and Prince Phillip enjoy the atmosphere during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Final match between New Zealand and Australia at Twickenham Stadium (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

It is Harry’s first trip back to the UK since he and Meghan moved to California, and it comes only a month since their controversial interview with Oprah.

Will Harry go into quarantine?

Under current rules, mourners coming from outside England are required to self-isolate from arrival and for the first full 10 days after they arrive.

But Harry would be entitled to leave his place of self-isolation on compassionate grounds to attend the funeral.

He could also be released from quarantine if he gets a negative private test on day five under the Test to Release scheme.

Given his status as a member of the royal family travelling to support the Queen, Harry might be considered exempt from travel restrictions.

Tribute to Prince Philip

The website has switched to a memorial page with a dark brown background.

It reads simply: “In loving memory of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh 1921-2021

“Thank you for your service…You will be greatly missed.”