Mary, Queen of Scots at Christmas

Come and see the beautiful Christmas decorations at the Palace of Holyroodhouse and step back in time to discover how Mary, Queen of Scots would have celebrated Christmas over 400 years ago.

Mary, Queen of Scots at Christmas

About Mary, Queen of Scots at Christmas

Come and see the beautiful Christmas decorations at the Palace of Holyroodhouse and step back in time to discover how Mary, Queen of Scots would have celebrated Christmas over 400 years ago.

Join us for a day of activities for the whole family to enjoy. Make your own your own pomander to take home, hear the story of the 'festive of the bean' and enjoy live fiddle performances.

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