Group booking information for the Palace of Holyroodhouse

A Palace Warden guides a group around the famous Holyrood Abbey.

Group prices

Groups can enjoy reduced admission prices on standard day visits for parties of 15 people or more. For further information, please see Opening times & admission prices.

Group leaders and guides

Scottish Blue Badge Guides are admitted free of charge.

One un-authorised guide or group leader will receive free admission when accompanying a group of 15 people or more. For parties of 14 people or fewer, the un-authorised guide or group leader must be included as part of a group booking.

For more information, please see Guiding.

Group bookings and payment

Groups are not required to book in advance for the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Tickets can be purchased on the day from the Ticket Desk.

Groups can reserve and book selected tickets on this website or by telephoning the Ticket Sales and Information Office, +44 (0)303 123 7321. Please note that a transaction fee of £2.00 is payable on all telephone bookings.

Pre-booked group tickets must be paid for by credit card or company cheque with two signatures 28 days prior to the day of the visit. On-the-day group visits must be paid for by cash or credit card. The following credit cards are accepted: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, JCB and Switch/Maestro. Company cheques should be made payable to ‘Royal Collection Enterprises Limited’.

Coach parking

Free coach parking is available adjacent to the Palace, accessible via Abbeyhill. Coach drivers must remain with the vehicle for the duration of the visit. Please note that coach parking is limited only to those groups seeking paid admission to the Palace or The Queen's Gallery.

The Palace of Holyroodhouse: Official Souvenir Guide

The Palace of Holyroodhouse: Official Souvenir Guide

Group visits &
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