Learning events for children and families

Visit the Palace of Holyroodhouse for free on St Andrew's Day

Free admission on St Andrew's Day

Sunday, 30 November 2014

Palace of Holyroodhouse

To celebrate St Andrew's Day, admission to the Palace of Holyroodhouse and The Queen's Gallery is free on 30 November. ... Read more about Free admission on St Andrew's Day

The table in the Royal Dining Room laid with a silver service for Christmas

A Royal Christmas at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Friday, 5 December 2014 to Tuesday, 6 January 2015

Palace of Holyroodhouse

For the first time, the Palace of Holyroodhouse will be transformed both inside and out for the festive season. ... Read more about A Royal Christmas at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Learning resources for children and families

A rhinoceros, Albrecht Dürer, 1515

Brilliant Beasts Activity

Download the activity and play the Brilliant Beasts game with family and friends - be inspired by the 16th century artist Albrecht Dürer and see what weird and wonderful creatures you can create. ... Read more about Brilliant Beasts Activity

Bring on the battle: Children's activity

Imagine you are a soldier hundreds of years ago trying to take Windsor Castle from the king: is it easy to break in or are the defences strong enough to keep you out?  Find out by playing the Bring on the Battle! game.   ... Read more about Bring on the battle: Children's activity