Queen's coffin to travel from Scotland to London
The coffin of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II will make its journey from Scotland to England on September 13, accompanied in a Royal Air Force (RAF) aircraft by her daughter Princess Anne. It will be taken to Buckingham Palace by road before a ceremonial procession conveys it to Westminster Hall in London on September 14, when thousands of queuing mourners will get the chance to walk past it to pay their respects to the late monarch ahead of her state funeral of September 19.
The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II which was taken from the palace of Holyroodhouse to St Giles Cathedral in a procession on September 12 now lies at rest in a Church in Edinburgh for people to pay their last respects to the queen.
"Her Majesty The Queen's coffin lies at rest in St Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh," the Royal Family wrote on Twitter.
Taking to Twitter, the Royal Family said, "Her Majesty The Queen's coffin lies at rest in St Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh. Draped with the Royal Standard in Scotland, the coffin was flanked by the Bearer Party from the Royal Regiment of Scotland, and escorted by The King's Body Guard for Scotland and The Queen's children."
Queen Elizabeth's coffin arrived at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh, following a six-hour journey from Balmoral Castle to the Scottish capital on September 11.