• Memories of the Queen are carefully preserved at the Treetops Lodge.

• A note bearing her signature, and that of the Duke of Edinburgh, details the animals she observed at the site in 1952.

The ranger has worked at Treetops for more than 30 years
Amos Ndiangui. The ranger has worked at Treetops for more than 30 years
Image: BBC

Candles have been lit in memory of the Queen at Treetops Lodge in Nyeri, Kenya.

It is here where she was on tour in 1952 when she learned of the death of her father King George VI.

The hotel was where the late queen was when she learned that her laate father had died
Candles burning with a portrait of the late queen in the background The hotel was where the late queen was when she learned that her laate father had died
Image: BBC

Amos Ndiangui, the Tree Lodge’s ranger for more than 30 years, said they are mourning.

“I am so attached to this family,” he said.

Memories of the Queen are carefully preserved at the Treetops Lodge.

that is kept at TreeTops
The late Queen's letter that is kept at TreeTops
Image: BBC

A note bearing her signature, and that of the Duke of Edinburgh, details the animals she observed at the site in 1952.

They include elephant herds, rhinos and a baboon who according to the resident ranger attempted to steal her snacks.

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