The Palace of Holyroodhouse

The Palace Of Holyroodhouse

About The Palace of Holyroodhouse

The Palace of Holyroodhouse Canongate, Edinburgh East EH8 8DX
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The Palace of Holyroodhouse, commonly referred to as Holyrood Palace, is the official residence of the British monarch in Scotland.

Located at the bottom of the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, at the opposite end to Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace has served as the principal residence of the Kings and Queens of Scots since the 16th century, and is a setting for state occasions and official entertaining.

Queen Elizabeth spends one week in residence at Holyrood Palace at the beginning of each summer, where she carries out a range of official engagements and ceremonies. The 16th century Historic Apartments of Mary, Queen of Scots and the State Apartments, used for official and state entertaining, are open to the public throughout the year, except when members of the Royal Family are in residence.

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Upcoming Events at The Palace of Holyroodhouse

Sketchbook Saturday

Sketchbook Saturday

Selected dates between 8th May 2021 - 12th June 2021

It's Sketchbook Saturday at to The Palace of Holyroodhouse, so come along and sketch several spectacular spots during your visit!
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Victorian Objects Up Close

Victorian Objects Up Close

20th June 2021

Surrounded by the exhibition Victoria and Albert, come along and find out more about what life was like at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in the nineteenth century!
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Queen Victoria’s Palace

Queen Victoria’s Palace

20th June 2021

Join us for a day of family activities exploring Queen Victoria's time at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
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