Earlier this month, the UK celebrated 70 years of the Queen’s reign, with incredible processions and a concert to kick off. It’s more than fair to say that Her Majesty has been around for a while, so you can forgive her for slowing down as she gets older.
But her sleep routine has been revealed, and for a 96-year-old woman, she goes to bed surprisingly late. A recent study by Bed Kingdom found that people Googled Her Majesty’s bedtime routine more than other royals, with a 136% higher search rate.
In second and third respectively, Prince Harry and Kate Middleton. Getting 40 decent winks is important, especially when you’ve been on the throne for 70 years. Every night, Queen Elizabeth goes to bed at 11 p.m. and gets up around 7:30 a.m., logging a sound sleep of eight and a half hours.
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Adults are recommended to consume between eight and nine hours of kip per night. While her husband was alive, she slept in separate quarters, to avoid any snoring or disturbance.
Diet and exercise are also important parts of the queen’s routine. She prefers light, protein-rich meals before bed, such as fish and vegetables.
For breakfast, she usually slips into a bowl of Special K and fruit, which prepares her for a busy royal schedule. During the day, she likes to take walks to relax and prepare for sleep.
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