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Palace of Holyroodhouse Admission Ticket

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?


    Palace of Holyroodhouse: Thursday to Monday

  • Duration

    Stay as long as you like

  • Start time

    April to October: Thursday to Monday, 9:30am-6pm (last admission 4:30pm)

    November to March: Thursday to Monday, 9:30am-4:30pm (last admission 3:15pm)

    The Queen's Gallery:

    April to October: Thursday to Monday, 9:30am-6pm (last admission 5pm)

    November to March: Thursday to Monday, 9:30-4:30pm (last admission 3:30pm)

    Timings are subject to change. Please visit the official website before visiting.

    Palace closing early:

    24 December 2021 (last admission 1:45pm, closes 3pm)

    31 December 2021 (last admission 2:45pm, closes 4pm)

    Palace opening late:

    1 January 2022 (opens 11am, last admission 3:15pm, closes 4:30pm)

  • Meeting Point

    Make your way to Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8DX. Nearest Train Station is Edinburgh Waverley

Key Highlights

  • Explore the official Scottish residence of Her Majesty the Queen
  • Also home of many famous royal residents such as Mary, Queen of Scots
  • See lavish decorations, tapestries and renowned artworks dating back to 500 years
  • Splendid views of Arthur’s Seat hilltop
  • Learn about the palace’s turbulent and fascinating history
  • The price you see is the price you pay – no hidden charges!
  • Both printed or smartphone vouchers accepted!!


Visit the official Scottish home of Her Majesty the Queen, the Palace of Holyroodhouse standing at the end of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile with Arthur’s Seat as the backdrop.

Spend as long as you like exploring the exquisitely decorated State Apartments where the Queen hosts lavish engagements and conducts official business. You will notice the change in tastes of the monarchs through the ages in its decorated ceilings, works of art and magnificent tapestries. Walk into the Throne Room and the Great Gallery, the largest room in the palace, full of Jacob de Wet’s portraits of legendary Kings of Scotland.

You will also see the chambers of Mary, the Queen of Scots and unfold its dramatic past including the murder of her Italian secretary by her husband.

Take a stroll in the palace’s unique gardens and explore the ruins of Holyrood Abbey.

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  • Entrance to the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Please note

Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone (But if you rather print a copy- that's fine too).

As the Palace of Holyroodhouse is a working royal palace, sometimes closures can happen at short notice.

The Palace is completely closed on April 10, May 12-23, June 24 - July 4 & December 25-26.

Any guest booking student rates will be asked to provide a valid student ID on the day of the activity

Additional info

Once booked, tickets cannot be changed or cancelled.

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