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!
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.
This summer Capital Theatres are delighted to be returning with Wee Creatives, live and in person, delivered in the newly transformed courtyard space at the Festival Theatre!
Family takeovers are back with two hour sessions delivered outdoors by professional artist, providing an opportunity for families to make, create and play together.