Set against the spectacular backdrop of Arthur’s Seat at the foot of Edinburgh's Royal Mile, the Palace of Holyroodhouse is The Queen’s official residence in Scotland.

Explore the palace’s stately rooms, learn about its most famous inhabitants — including Bonnie Prince Charlie and Mary, Queen of Scots — and see how the property is used by The Queen when carrying out official engagements in Scotland.

Holyrood Palace Highlights

  • Follow in the footsteps of royalty — get a firsthand look at the official Royal Residence in Scotland.
  • Mary, Queen of Scots’ Chambers — see where the famous monarch lived from 1561 to 1567.
    Great Gallery — the largest room in Holyrood Palace, this is where The Queen hosts State Banquets, dinners and receptions.
  • State Apartments – walk through this series of exquisitely-decorated rooms, renowned for their stunning plasterwork ceilings and magnificent tapestries.
  • The Queen’s Gallery — featuring everything from rare furniture to Old Master paintings, enjoy the ever-changing exhibitions on offer from the Royal Collection.
  • Holyrood Abbey — your ticket includes entry to the remains of Holyrood Abbey, a 12th-century abbey located adjacent to the palace.

Why Buy Your Holyrood Palace Tickets from Us?

  • Flexibility — tickets are open-dated and can be used at any time.
  • Hassle-free booking — print your voucher at home immediately after you’ve booked.
  • Purchase your tickets with confidence — we are the official shop of the British Tourist Authority, VisitBritain.

This product is sold by VisitBritain and is provided by our supplier, Royal Collection Trust.