|20th June 2021|
|10am - 3pm|
The Palace of Holyroodhouse
The Palace of Holyroodhouse Canongate, Edinburgh East EH8 8DX
|Included in Palace ticket or 1-Year Pass|
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On 20 June 1837, the 18 year old Victoria became Queen. To mark this anniversary join us for a day of family activities exploring Queen Victoria's time at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
See replica robes made for Queenn Victoria’s coronation- find out about her journal and what she wrote about her visits to the Palace of Holyroodhouse and Edinburgh.
Changing Rooms at Holyrood
Pick up a trail and ‘spot the difference’ between Queen Victoria’s Holyrood and the modern Palace today, looking at watercolours of several rooms by Scottish artist George Greig.
Postcards from the Palace
During the Victorian period some of the rooms in the Palace were open for tourist to visit. Learn about how you have followed in their footsteps and create a postcard to take home to remember your visit.
These activities will be delivered as drop-in events to one household at a time.
Born 250 years ago, Scottish novelist Walter Scott was at one time the most famous writer in the world. Join us on his birthday to celebrate Scott and his connection to the Palace of Holyroodhouse!
Fore! The Fore Play Crazy Golf team have launched another cracking venue to eat, drink, play and up your selfie game in the heart of the Capital!
Join Surgeons Hall Museums on their 5* weekend walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment!
Enjoy a visit to Tyninghame House and The Walled Garden, awarded ‘Outstanding’ for every category in the Inventory of Gardens and Designed Landscapes of Scotland!
Visit Longwood, an extensive, long-established country garden at 800 feet, undergoing renewal. There are ducks and hens, stream and ponds as well as areas of wild garden.