School children at the Palace of Holyroodhouse
Schools: Edinburgh
The Palace of Holyroodhouse and The Queen's Gallery span 10 centuries of history and over 500 years of art, and provide unique opportunities for creative curriculum based learning.

School Sessions

Pupils finding out about Holyroodhouse in the Palace Coach House

My First Visit

Age group: 
Early level
School subjects: 
Social Studies
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

From choosing food for a royal tea party, counting steps on a giant staircase to finding animals hidden high up in the ceilings, My First Visit provides a fun and stimulating experience in a real life palace. ... Read more about My First Visit

Palaces and Homes

Age group: 
First Level
School subjects: 
Social Studies
Palace of Holyroodhouse

An opportunity for pupils to explore the daily lives and lifestyles of people at the Palace, past and present. ... Read more about Palaces and Homes

Learning Resources

The dancing skeleton: Children's activity

Leonardo da Vinci is possibly history's most famous artist. Yet Leonardo is known for being an expert in many areas, not just art. ... Read more about The dancing skeleton: Children's activity

Kings & Queens: 1,000 Years of British Royal History

Kings and Queens: 1,000 Years of British Royal History is the first official Royal Collection Trust app tracing the royal line of succession from 1066 to the present day. ... Read more about Kings & Queens: 1,000 Years of British Royal History