Audio tours

Visitors collect their Audio guide at the entrance to the Palace of Holyroodhouse

To make the most of your visit, pick up one of the free audio tours.

General tour

Available in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Mandarin and Brazilian Portuguese

The tour guides you through your visit to the Palace, including the Royal and Historic Apartments. The commentary introduces the history of Holyroodhouse and explains the role of the Palace as an official residence of The Queen. You hear about the Palace’s former residents, including Mary, Queen of Scots and Bonnie Prince Charlie.

Family audio tour

Aimed at children aged 7-11, available in English

Tour for blind and partially sighted visitors

Available in English

The tour is rich in description, giving the listener a sense of the size and scale of the Palace, the decoration of the rooms, and the texture of materials and furnishings.