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Exclusive evening tour of the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Photographer: Shannon Toft

Exclusive Evening Tour

Tuesday, 5 August 2014 to Thursday, 28 August 2014

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This special summer tour of The Queen's official residence in Scotland highlights both the Palace's dramatic past as well as its important role today. ... Read more about Exclusive Evening Tour

Family Activities: Storytelling at the Palace

Friday, 1 August 2014 to Friday, 15 August 2014

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On Friday 1, 8 and 15 August, storyteller Anna Lehr returns to the Palace of Holyroodhouse to tell imaginative tales of past royal residents. ... Read more about Family Activities: Storytelling at the Palace

Family Activities: Behind the Ropes Tours

Thursday, 10 July 2014 to Thursday, 28 August 2014

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Behind the Ropes Tours

An exclusive chance to go behind the ropes and walk through secret passages as you explore the Palace with a member of the learning team. ... Read more about Family Activities: Behind the Ropes Tours

Family Activities: Hands on History

Tuesday, 8 July 2014 to Tuesday, 26 August 2014

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Family Activities: Summer at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Monday, 7 July 2014 to Sunday, 31 August 2014

Palace of Holyroodhouse and The Queen's Gallery, Edinburgh

The Palace of Holyroodhouse offers a great day out for families. Look out for our exciting programme of regular drop-in sessions and activity trails for families.

Activities available everyday:

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Palace of Holyroodhouse and Garden History Tour for groups

Thursday, 1 May 2014 to Tuesday, 30 September 2014

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New for 2014, groups can book a guided walk through the historic Palace gardens combined with a visit to the Historic State Apartments. Including parts of the grounds not normally open to the public, the tour takes you through the ruins of the ... Read more about Palace of Holyroodhouse and Garden History Tour for groups

Family Activities: Easter at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Monday, 7 April 2014 to Monday, 21 April 2014

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Visit the Palace of Holyroodhouse and search for hidden Easter eggs. Learn about the history of the Palace and gardens, solve riddles and hunt for the eggs to gain a special Easter treat. Get creative and visit the Palace Family Room and make your ... Read more about Family Activities: Easter at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Family Activities: Animal Kingdom

Saturday, 15 February 2014 to Sunday, 23 February 2014

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Visit the Palace of Holyroodhouse during the February half term holidays and search for the animals that adorn this amazing building. ... Read more about Family Activities: Animal Kingdom

Free Admission on St Andrew's Day

Saturday, 30 November 2013

Palace of Holyroodhouse and The Queen's Gallery, Edinburgh

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

During the day there will be a host of activities for the whole family to enjoy: ... Read more about Free Admission on St Andrew's Day

Christmas at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Monday, 25 November 2013 to Tuesday, 31 December 2013

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To mark the start of the festive season, 12ft imitation Christmas trees decorated with purple and gold baubles, garlands and thistles will be on display in the Royal Dining Room, Throne Room, Morning Drawing Room and the Great Gallery.  The table in ... Read more about Christmas at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

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