Palace of Holyroodhouse

City of Edinburgh | Old Town | Palace | ★★★★

[Palace of Holyroodhouse]

Edinburgh's Royal Mile abruptly comes to its lower end at the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the Queen's official Scottish residence. Hefty ticket prices include grand State Apartments, a ruined 1128 Augustinian abbey (in the palace grounds), and admission to The Queen's Gallery if you buy the joint ticket. Make sure to take the excellent, free audio guide which provides information on all these areas plus the attractive gardens. Altogether there's enough to fill a few hours - and the Scottish Parliament is across the road.

[Palace of Holyroodhouse (28/3/15)]

Location & info

📌 Palace of Holyroodhouse ★★★★
Canongate, 15-min walk east of Edinburgh Waverley station, G.R.: NT 269739 ///desire.crown.poem
🚌 Canongate | 🚆 Edinburgh Waverley (0.5 mi) | 🚋 St Andrew Square (0.5 mi) | 🚗 Car parks / street parking nearby (both charge)
Generally open Thursday to Monday; check website for exceptions | £16.50 adult / £9.50 child / joint ticket with The Queen's Gallery available



[This new psychic garden opened in 2020]

[Holyrood Abbey, inside the palace grounds (28/3/15)]

[Palace of Holyroodhouse (28/3/15)]

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