Prince George's third birthday shots taken at Anmer Hall

Prince George is celebrating his third birthday today and to mark the occasion Kensington Palace have released some charming pictures of him taken at the family home in West Norfolk.

Friday, 22nd July 2016, 12:59 pm
Updated Friday, 22nd July 2016, 2:08 pm
A photograph released by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge of Prince George to mark his third birthday (Matt Porteous/PA)

The images show the prince in the grounds of Anmer Hall, aon the Sandringham Estate.

They were taken in mid-July by photographer Matt Porteous. One shows the prince offering an ice cream to the family dog, Lupo. Another shows him playing on a swing.

Mr Porteous, who is from Jersey, describes himself as a commercial lifestyle, wedding and underwater photographer in an online profile.

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A photograph released by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge of Prince George to mark his third birthday (Matt Porteous/PA)

A Kensington Palace spokesman said: “The Duke and Duchess hope that people will enjoy seeing these new photographs.

“They would like to thank everyone for all the lovely messages they have received as Prince George celebrates his third birthday.”

A photograph released by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge of Prince George to mark his third birthday (Matt Porteous/PA)
A photograph released by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge of Prince George to mark his third birthday (Matt Porteous/PA)
A photograph released by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge of Prince George to mark his third birthday (Matt Porteous/PA)