Meghan Markle will not be returning to the UK this summer with Harry 4 months ago

Meghan Markle will not be returning to the UK this summer with Harry

Prince Harry will travel to the UK later this month.

Meghan Markle has no plans to join Prince Harry in the UK this summer, and will stay with her two children in Montecito, California instead.

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Sources told Victoria Wood, a royal correspondent, that Markle will not be making the trip. The clarification comes amid a report on a US website stating that she would return to the UK with her husband.

This decision is understandable, particularly given the fact that she just had a baby.

Next month, Prince Harry will attend an event in the UK to mark what would have been his mother's 60th birthday. A statue of Princess Diana will be installed on her birthday, 1 July, at the Sunken Garden in London's Kensington Palace.

Speaking ahead of the event, a Kensington Palace spokesperson said: "The Princes hope that the statue will help all those who visit Kensington Palace to reflect on their mother's life and her legacy."

Just weeks ago, Harry and Meghan welcomed their second child, Lilibet Diana Mountbatten-Windsor.

The baby girl is named after her grandmother, Princess Diana, as well as her great-grandmother Queen Elizabeth II.

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In a statement, the couple spoke about their joy at the arrival of their first daughter.

"On June 4th, we were blessed with the arrival of our daughter, Lili," they said.

"She is more than we could have ever imagined, and we remain grateful for the love and prayers we've felt from across the globe. Thank you for your continued kindness and support during this special time for our family."

Earlier this year, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle spoke openly about their decision to leave the Royal Family during a tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey. Since then, Harry has said that he hopes to "break the cycle" of generational pain for his own children.

During his appearance on the Armchair Expert Podcast, Harry said: "We as parents should be doing the most we can to try and say 'you know what, that happened to me, I'm going to make sure that doesn't happen to you."

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