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In Video: How Meghan and Harry sparkled on their special day

The couple were blessed by a spectacular backdrop and glorious weather on a day that will live long in the memory.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ride in an Ascot Landau along the Long Walk (Mike Egerton/PA)

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ride in an Ascot Landau along the Long Walk (Mike Egerton/PA)

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ride in an Ascot Landau along the Long Walk (Mike Egerton/PA)

The sun shone on royal wedding day as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex tied the knot at Windsor Castle.

The mix of royal pageantry and Hollywood glamour ensured a day filled with memorable images as former actress Meghan Markle formally joined the royal family.

1. The ceremony in St George’s Chapel was packed with emotion and sealed with a kiss as Harry and Meghan exited to the cheers of the crowds.


2. The day started early for some with many determined to arrive in Windsor early to get a good vantage point.


3. The events in Windsor were followed all over the world as the UK-US relationship became that little bit more special.

4. The ceremony blended traditions from UK and US Christianity.

5. And the match between a former actress and a member of the royal family ensured celebrities from all walks of life were in attendance.

PA