It must have felt like the end of an era for Kate Middleton.
The brunette beauty left her family home on Tuesday with her sister Pippa, bound for London.
As she drove away, every mile took her closer to her wedding and a new life as Prince William's consort.
When Kate next returns she will be a Princess, and the future Queen.
The relative anonymity she has largely enjoyed will be long gone, after upwards of two billion people have witnessed her nuptials.
If she's feeling nervous, Kate certainly wasn't showing it.
Taking the wheel for the journey, the 29-year-old looked calm, relaxed and happy.
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