The Palace of Holyroodhouse, the official residence in Scotland of Her Majesty The Queen, stands at the end of Edinburgh's Royal Mile against the spectacular backdrop of Arthur's Seat.

Best known as the home of Mary, Queen of Scots, today the State Apartments are used regularly by The Queen for State ceremonies and official entertaining.

Winter Palace Tours

In February and March, you can enjoy a guided tour of the Palace with friendly wardens. Tours are included in the price of your ticket and take place daily at 10am, 12pm and 2pm.

Please note: Palace of Holyroodhouse will close from 12pm on Tuesday 13 February. Last admission will be at 10.45am.