The royal family often responds to messages from fans.

William and Kate sent a response to a fan account's Christmas message.

They included a photo of themselves with their children.

The message thanked the fan and wished them a happy new year.

The Wales' appearance at Sandringham was poignant for the family.

The Christmas Day walkabout tradition began in 1988.

Prince William and Kate took Charlotte to the service when she was a toddler.

George and Charlotte attended church with their parents in Bucklebury in 2016.

Louis was on his best behavior at Sandringham, holding his mum's hand.