Palace of Holyroodhouse entrance with self-guided tour
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Palace of Holyroodhouse entrance with self-guided tour

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Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German , Portuguese , Russian , Japanese , Chinese
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Validity: Flexible
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Visit the impressive Palace of Holyroodhouse
  • Stand in the most famous room in Scotland
  • Admire the impressive collection of Brussels tapestries
  • See the ruins of Holyrood Abbey
  • Enjoy the fascinating multimedia tour included in the visit
What to expect

Enjoy a visit to the historic Palace of Holyroodhouse, the official home of The Queen in Scotland. Follow a multimedia guide through the Palace and experience 900 years of Scottish royal history. See the bedroom of Mary Queen of Scots which some describe as the most famous room in Scotland, the impressive Great Gallery, the State Apartments, and the beautiful Palace Gardens.

Enter the Palace and follow the self-guided tour through the various chambers to learn about its rich history. Stroll through the apartments of Mary, Queen of Scots, and learn about the dramatic events that happened in these chambers like the murder of David Rizzio. See the room where Bonnie Prince Charlie held lavish balls, admire the great ceilings of the State Apartments and the wonderful collection of Brussels tapestries.

You will also get to walk through the ruins of Holyrood Abbey and the gardens from where you can see the spectacular Arthur's Seat. Palace Holyroodhouse is a must-visit for anyone in Edinburgh and with a self-guided multimedia tour, you have the freedom to decide your own pace.

From July to September 2022, to celebrate the Silver, Golden and Diamond Jubilee of The Queen, you can admire various outfits worn by Her Majesty over the years. One of the highlights is the pink dress, coat, and stole The Queen wore 7 June 1977 designed by Sir Hardy Amies.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • What's included
    • Entry to the Palace of Holyroodhouse
    • Multimedia guide
    Where

    Palace of Holyroodhouse, Canongate, Edinburgh, UK

    Meeting point:
    Palace of Holyroodhouse
    What to remember
    • Opening times may change at short notice as the palace is an official working palace. You can check actual opening times and closure updates at the local operator (Royal Collection Trust) website: https://www.rct.uk/travel-trade-and-groups/tour-planning
    • The Palace of Holyroodhouse and The Queen's Gallery will close at 16.00pm on Friday 29th April 2022. Last admission will be at 14.30pm
    • Multimedia guides are available in the following languages: English, Gaelic, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Chinese, Brazilian Portuguese, British Sign Language
    • You can request the language of your choice for the multimedia guide on arrival
    • The time slot you select at checkout is the time slot of your visit
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    Provider
    Royal Collection Trust
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.

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