Visit the Palace of Holyroodhouse, Her Majesty The Queen's official residence in Scotland. Standing at the end of Edinburgh's historic Royal Mile, this fine palace is the home of Scottish royal history.
The Palace of Holyroodhouse is open and welcoming visitors Thursdays – Mondays. Book your visit here.
At the Palace of Holyroodhouse, visitors can explore 14 magnificent historic and State Apartments, the romantic ruins of the 12th-century Holyrood Abbey and remarkable royal gardens, all with a complimentary multimedia tour in ten languages. Best known as the home of Mary, Queen of Scots, the Palace was the setting for many dramatic episodes in her short reign. Today, the State Apartments are used regularly by The Queen for State ceremonies and official entertaining.
We have introduced timed tickets to manage the number of visitors inside The Queen’s official residences and galleries. By reducing capacity, we are making sure that everyone can enjoy their visit while maintaining social distancing and staying safe. For guaranteed entry while capacity is reduced, please book your ticket online ahead of your planned visit.
Palace Opening times:
April - October 09:30-18:00 (last admission 16:30)
November - March 09:30-16:30 (last admission 15:15)
The Palace of Holyroodhouse is closed every Tuesday and Wednesday, on the 25 - 26 December and during royal visits.
Palace of Holyroodhouse
(includes a multimedia tour available in 10 languages)
Over 60/Student (with valid ID) £14.90
Under 17 £9.50
Under 5 Free
Family (2 adults, 3 under 17s) £42.50
Visitors with disabilities:
Should you have any questions, please contact our Specialist Sales team on firstname.lastname@example.org or +44 (0)303 123 7322.
Where possible, we will offer parking for visitors with disabilities. To enquire about parking, please telephone +44 (0)303 123 7306.