Palace of Holyroodhouse

Type: Historic Sites

Map / Directions 10Best Says

The Palace of Holyroodhouse was built in 1128 and served as the main residence for the Kings and Queens of Scotland from the 15th century onwards. It is in fact still the Queen's official residence...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • 1 November to 31 March: Daily 9:30am-4:30pm
  • 1 April to 31 October: Daily 9:30am-6pm
  • Event Dates and Times Vary

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Adult £9.80; Senior £8.80; Student £8.80; Child (6-16) £5.80; Child (0-5) Free

  • Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: Champagne afternoon tea in the mews courtyard of the Palace of Holyrioodhouse is a wonderfully romantic indulgence
  • Best for Sightseeing Because: The stately splendor of the Palace of Holyroodhouse is not to be missed on any sightseeing tour of Edinburgh.
  • Best for Historic Sites Because: Residence of the Scottish Monarchy from the fifteenth century, the Palace of Holyroodhouse is a site of great historical significance.

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