Queen"s great-granddaughter Savannah gets a lift from doting Aunt Zara


As an equestrian champion with her sights on the Olympics, Zara Phillips”  is probably waiting for the right time to start a family. In the meantime, she can shower her affection her little niece Savannah, the daughter of her brother Peter.

The 29-year-old looked every inch the doting aunt as she twirled and lifted the little girl in the air, making her giggle with happiness.

The heartwarming sight raised a smile from the toddler”s mum Autumn as she looked on with her mother-in-law, the Princess Royal.

In a few months, expectant Autumn will give 14-month-old Savannah a sibling.  The new arrival will be the Queen”s second great-grandchild.

The monarch is close to the couple and recently accompanied them on a night out to the theatre in London”s West End.