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Wedding of Prince William of Wales and Kate Middleton carriages
Carriages used during the wedding of Prince William and Katherine Middleton, 2012

The British royal family has many state carriages. They are horse-drawn coaches. The carriages are used in royal events.

The carriages are housed at the Royal Mews in London. Some are on public display. Most are in regular use. A few are only used rarely.

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  • Gold State Coach
  • Irish State Coach
  • Scottish State Coach
  • Australian State Coach
  • Queen Alexandra's State Coach
  • Glass Coach
  • King Edward VII's Town Coach
  • 1902 State Landau
  • Diamond Jubilee State Coach


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