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Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh, Edinburgh and the Lothians

Palace of Holyroodhouse
Edinburgh
Edinburgh and the Lothians

EH8 8DX
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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. This fine baroque palace is closely associated with Scotland's rich history. Today the Royal Apartments are used regularly by The Queen for State ceremonies and official entertaining. They are finely decorated with magnificent works of art from the Royal Collection. The Palace is perhaps best known as the home of Mary, Queen of Scots and was the setting for the many dramatic episodes in her short and turbulent reign. The State Apartments are renowned for their fine plasterwork ceilings and magnificent furnishings, particularly the unrivalled collection of Brussels tapestries.

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Nearest UK Airport: Edinburgh
Groups/Parties Welcome: Yes
Discount for Groups: Yes
Car Parking: Yes
Gift Shop: Yes
Catering: Café

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