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The Queen's Baton Relay visits the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Commonwealth Games Baton Relay visits the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Tuesday, 17 June 2014

The 2014 Commonwealth Games Baton Relay has visited the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the official residence of Her Majesty The Queen in Scotland.
Launched by The Queen at Buckingham Palace in October 2013, the 2014 Baton Relay will have visited 70 nations and territories and travelled 118,000 miles over 288 days, before its arrival in Glasgow for the opening ceremony of The Commonwealth Games in July. ... Read more about Commonwealth Games Baton Relay visits the Palace of Holyroodhouse

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New 'Royal Visit' ticket launches at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Friday, 2 May 2014

A new ticket has launched at the Palace of Holyroodhouse, allowing visitors to combine a visit to The Queen’s official residence in Scotland, the Palace's historic garden, and changing exhibitions at The Queen's Gallery.
... Read more about New 'Royal Visit' ticket launches at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

A painting by Mathias Kauage entitled Missis Kwin

Gifts presented to The Queen from around the Commonwealth on display

Friday, 21 March 2014

In the year that Scotland hosts The Commonwealth Games, a special display at the Palace of Holyroodhouse brings together more than 70 gifts presented to The Queen from Commonwealth countries around the world. ... Read more about Gifts presented to The Queen from around the Commonwealth on display

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Palace of Holyroodhouse marks 30 November with free admission

Thursday, 21 November 2013

On 30 November, visitors to the Palace of Holyroodhouse and The Queen’s Gallery, Edinburgh can celebrate St Andrew's Day with free admission and a host of activities for all the family. ... Read more about Palace of Holyroodhouse marks 30 November with free admission

Royal Collection Trust exhibition is the subject of a BBC Two Culture Show special

Tuesday, 13 August 2013

The Royal Collection Trust exhibition that sheds new light on Leonardo da Vinci’s groundbreaking studies of the human body is the subject of a BBC Two Culture Show special.  Leonardo: Anatomist, presented by arts writer and broadcaster Alastai ... Read more about Royal Collection Trust exhibition is the subject of a BBC Two Culture Show special

Mary, Queen of Scots painted ‘en deuil blanc’ (in white mourning).

Mary, Queen of Scots

Monday, 1 July 2013

A new exhibition about the life of Mary, Queen of Scots, including important works loaned by Her Majesty The Queen from the Royal Collection, has opened at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh. ... Read more about Mary, Queen of Scots

Page from Book of Magical Treasures created by St David's RC Primary School

Great Art Quest

Tuesday, 19 February 2013

An exhibition of artwork created by primary schoolchildren in Edinburgh is on display at the Palace of Holyroodhouse. ... Read more about Great Art Quest

Book cover of Kings, Queens and a Scottish Lion, a children's book about the Palace of Holyroodhouse

A children's book about the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Wednesday, 6 June 2012

A book that introduces younger readers to the Palace of Holyroodhouse and its role today has been published by Royal Collection Publications. 'Kings, Queens and a Scottish Lion' is the result of a collaboration between the Royal Collection and Abbey Hill Primary School in Edinburgh. ... Read more about A children's book about the Palace of Holyroodhouse

New tour of historic grounds at Holyroodhouse

Thursday, 5 April 2012

From 1 May, visitors to the Palace of Holyroodhouse can join a guided walk around the historic gardens. ... Read more about New tour of historic grounds at Holyroodhouse

Christmas at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Wednesday, 7 December 2011

Two three-metre Christmas trees are on display at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.  The Noble Firs can be seen in the historic Throne Room, once Charles II’s Guard Chamber, and the Great Gallery, the largest room in the Palace.  The trees are hung with fes ... Read more about Christmas at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

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