Sheikh Hamdan in England: Crown Prince of Dubai plays paddle tennis and poses with Godolphin horses at private UK estate

The Dubai royal makes regular summer trips to Britain

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed appears to be back in England, several months after posting a picture of a ticket to London after travel restrictions eased.

The Crown Prince of Dubai this week posted videos of himself travelling through the British capital, and his F3 Team Instagram page has since shared photos of the royal playing paddle tennis in a more residential setting.

The royal will be enjoying cooler weather in the UK, as England is currently experiencing a daily average of 17°C to 21°C, compared to Dubai's 39°C to 42°C.

As per travel regulations, Sheikh Hamdan and his entourage will have to self isolate in the UK for two weeks.

On Wednesday, August 26, Ismaeil Alhashmi, who regularly travels with the Crown Prince, posted a photo looking out over the River Thames in London, with a view of Tower Bridge. A private balcony can be seen in the photograph.

Uncle Saeed has also travelled with Sheikh Hamdan. He has posted a picture of jockey statues on a green lawn, with a garage full of cars in the background.

The Dubai royal family often travel to the UK. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, owns a home in Surrey, a county to the west of London; and Godolphin's horse racing stables are based in Newmarket, Suffolk, in the east of England.

Since arriving in England, Sheikh Hamdan has posted photos with Godolphin's champion thoroughbreds, Ghaiyyath and Pinatubo.

In the first photo, he can be seen with Ghaiyyath, dressed casually in a hoodie and grey trousers.

Members of Sheikh Hamdan's entourage, including Uncle Saeed, have since posted footage from a plane. It is possible that they are travelling north to Scotland.

Sheikh Hamdan has also made regular summer trips to the scenic country in the past. Last summer, he posted a video of himself hiking in the Highlands.

The Dubai royal posted a video on Instagram showing himself hiking alongside a river in Scotland, as well as drone footage showing the country’s dramatic waterfalls, expansive lakes and emerald-green hills.

In one particularly striking scene, Sheikh Hamdan’s drone follows a herd of deer as they run across the mountainside.

At the time, it was not made clear where in Scotland Sheikh Hamdan had been holidaying, but his father, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, owns a Highland estate on the remote Isle of Skye. The 30-bedroom Inverinate estate in Wester Ross overlooks Loch Duich.

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