The Castle Where Future Queens Drop the Royal Act

At Atlantic College, a school in a 12th-century castle clinging to the windy Welsh coastline, teenage royals take classes on world peace.

The rolling green lawns of a 12th-century castle perched on a windy stretch of south Wales coastline usually dotted with sheep hosted not one but two kings of Europe last weekend.

The purpose of the visit to St. Donat’s by the royal families of Spain and the Netherlands was the graduation of their daughters from UWC Atlantic College, a high school housed in a remote castle once owned by the newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst.

Under unusually bright blue skies on Saturday, Princess Alexia of the Netherlands, 17, smiled in

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