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
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. The exhibition examines the life of Mary Stewart ... Read more about Mary, Queen of Scots
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
From 1 May, visitors to the Palace of Holyroodhouse can join a guided walk around the historic gardens. Taking in parts of the grounds not normally open to the public, the Garden History Tour includes the ruins of the 12th-century Abbey, the site of ... Read more about New tour of historic grounds at Holyroodhouse
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 ... Read more about Christmas at the Palace of Holyroodhouse