Harry and Meghan visit UK for secret meeting with Queen after missing Prince Philip memorial

The couple were spotted by visitors at Windsor Castle

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have made a secret visit to the UK, where they held a face-to-face meeting with the Queen.

The couple landed in the UK before heading to Windsor where they met her Majesty and Prince Charles.

They were spotted by visitors at Windsor, who were attending a traditional Maundy Thursday ceremony.

One stunned guest said: “I couldn’t believe it when I saw who it was. We waved and they waved back.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have visited the UK
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have visited the UK
The couple visited the Queen at Windsor
The couple visited the Queen at Windsor

“They looked happy and relaxed and waved to everyone on the bus. Charles and the Queen were at Windsor Castle at the same time so they must have met them both.

“It was quite the sight. We knew we might see Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall at the ceremony but never believed we would bump in to Harry and Meghan," as quoted by the Sun.

This visit is the first time the couple have been in the UK together in two years after they made racism accusations against an unnamed senior royal during an explosive interview with Oprah Winfrey.

Following the trip, the pair are then expected to head to the Invictus Games in the Netherlands this weekend.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been given VVIP status for the visit to The Hague, with a private security team also expected to travel with them.

The Invictus Games was where the couple chose to make their first public appearance together almost five years ago.

Meghan made her first appearance at an official engagement attended by Harry on September 24, 2017, when she attended the Invictus Games opening ceremony in Toronto, Canada, although the pair sat about 18 seats apart.

The following day, they emerged hand in hand to make their first official public appearance together at the wheelchair tennis.