Charles, 73, has expressed his wish to spend some quality time with his grandchildren having spent so little with them following Meghan and Harry’s move to the US. The Prince of Wales has not seen Archie since he was six months old and has never met the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s daughter, Lilibet Diana, who was born in June.
The Mirror reports that Charles made the offer to bring the family together for the first time since Harry and Meghan stepped down from duties in the lead-up to Christmas.
Royal sources have claimed the Prince of Wales has had several “good-natured and enjoyable” video calls with the Sussexes during the past few months.
A source said: “The Prince of Wales has been saddened that he hasn’t had the opportunity to spend time with his grandchildren, which he really does miss.
“He is a fantastic grandfather and loves playing the role immensely and it’s certainly fair to say he feels there is something missing from his life without the ability to get to know Harry’s children.
“This is something he is hoping to remedy which is why he made the gesture for Harry, Meghan and the children to stay with him if they wanted to, whenever they may come home for a period of time.
“In the meantime, there has been a series of good-natured and enjoyable calls between them all which is something the prince very much looks forward to.”
While another source close to Charles has claimed Harry and his father have spoken “frequently in recent months”.