The Palace of Holyroodhouse

Castles & Palaces

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What's included

  • Admission to the Palace, the State Apartments, and Mary, Queen of Scots' historic chambers

  • Admission to the ruins of Holyrood Abbey

  • Free multimedia guide, available in multiple languages

  • Access to the Palace's public garden

What's not included

  • Admission to the Queen's Gallery

More info

The Palace of Holyroodhouse has origins as far back as 1128, when it was an Augustinian abbey. These days it's home to Her Majesty The Queen, who welcomes around 8,000 specially invited guests from the end of June to early July, during 'Royal Week'. * Don't have a royal invitation? These Palace of Holyroodhouse tickets will do the trick!

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Last admission: 1h30 before closing
Smartphone tickets accepted 
Wheelchair accessible 
Mandatory mask 

Opening hours

  • Saturday : 09:30 - 18:00

  • Sunday : 09:30 - 18:00

  • Monday : 09:30 - 18:00

  • Thursday : 09:30 - 18:00

  • Friday : 09:30 - 18:00

How to get there?

Palace of Holyroodhouse

Canongate, EH8 8DX