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A Royal Christmas at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Release date: 
Monday, 20 October 2014

For the first time, the Palace of Holyroodhouse is to be transformed both inside and out for the festive season. From 5 December (until 6 January), the Palace's historic State Apartments, as well as the courtyard and the ornamental fountains, will be adorned with lights, decorations, and rich foliage, making the Palace the ideal place to visit to get into the Christmas spirit. ... Read more about A Royal Christmas at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

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Celebrate the Christmas season at Windsor Castle

Release date: 
Friday, 10 October 2014

Special Display

From 1 December until 6 January, Windsor Castle will be transformed inside and out as the magnificent State Apartments and Castle precincts are dressed for the festive season. Visitors will be treated to an array of decorations, from seasonal garlands lining the Grand Staircase to bedecked Christmas trees, including a Nordman Fir from the Windsor Great Park which will stand at six metres tall in St George's Hall.  ... Read more about Celebrate the Christmas season at Windsor Castle