Kate Middleton at Sandringham Estate
Kate Middleton was presented with flowers as she met with members of the public at Sandringham.Reuters

Kate Middleton was treated to a Boxing Day lie-in and breakfast in bed.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge continued their Christmas holidays at the Queen's Sandringham home with baby George.

According to US Weekly, the women in the household enjoyed breakfast in bed while Chef Darren McGrady prepared some" hearty food" for the men of the palace.

Royal insiders reported that new mum Kate, spent the morning playing with 5-month-old Prince George, before Nanny Webb took over at midday.

The ladies then set off for the mile-long walk for lunch in Dershingham woods.

Revealing the festive menu for the royals McGrady said: "The chefs send a trailer packed with cottage pies and beef stews."

After lunch, Kate and William set off for the 157 mile drive to Bucklebury, where the young royals spent the rest of the day with the Middleton family.

Kate had earlier revealed that George had spent Christmas day "playing with wrapping paper."

The new arrival to the royal family, George received a special mention in the Queen's annual Christmas Day speech who said her family her grown "a little larger."

"As so many of you will know, the arrival of a baby gives everyone the chance to contemplate the future, with renewed happiness and hope. For the new parents, life will never be quite the same again."