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The Palace of Holyroodhouse


The Palace of Holyroodhouse

Telephone No.

+44 (0)330 1233 885

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Parking Spaces

Parking available - limited access

Disabled Parking

Parking available - limited access


8 miles


Edinburgh Waverley - 0.5 miles

Founded as a monastery in 1128, the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh is The Queen's official residence in Scotland. Situated at the end of the Royal Mile, the Palace of Holyroodhouse is closely associated with Scotland's turbulent past, including Mary, Queen of Scots, who lived here between 1561 and 1567. Successive kings and queens have made the Palace of Holyroodhouse the premier royal residence in Scotland. Today, the Palace is the setting for State ceremonies and official entertaining.

The Palace of Holyroodhouse is only available for official events organised through the Royal Household. It cannot be booked generally as a public venue.