Mobility access: The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

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Wheelchairs & Lift

Manual wheelchairs are available to borrow free of charge on a first come, first served basis for the duration of a visit. Mobility scooters are permitted inside The Queen's Gallery provided they are compatible with the lift – the lift measures 137cm in depth by 106cm in width and has a weight limit of 630kg.

The lift in The Queen's Gallery, Palace of HolyroodhouseCopyright information: The Royal Collection © 2012, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth IIFile group: AccessThe Queen's Gallery

Access

There are 22 steps up to the main exhibition level. The remainder of the Gallery has level access.

The stairs up to the main exhibition level in The Queen's Gallery

Flooring & surfaces

The Queen’s Gallery and shop have polished wooden floors. There is a stone floor in the lobby.

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of HolyroodhouseCopyright information: The Royal Collection © 2012, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth IIFile group: AccessThe Queen's Gallery

Respite seating

Seating is available in the Gallery and in the Café at the Palace in the Mews Courtyard.

The cafe at the Palace of HolyroodhouseCopyright information: The Royal Collection © 2012, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth IIFile group: AccessPalace of Holyroodhouse

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome and water is available on request.

Shops

The shop is located opposite the Café and next to the entrance to The Queen’s Gallery. The shop is on one level with wooden flooring.

The shop at the Palace of HolyroodhouseCopyright information: The Royal Collection © 2012, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth IIFile group: AccessPalace of Holyroodhouse

Lavatories

Accessible lavatories are located in The Queen’s Gallery and in the Mews Courtyard, opposite the Café.

Parking & transport

The nearest disabled parking bays are located on Horse Wynd, just outside the Palace. When possible, The Queen’s Gallery will offer parking for visitors with disabilities. To enquire about parking, please telephone 0131 524 1120.
For further information please see how to get there.

For more information or to feed-back please e-mail specialistsales@royalcollection.org.uk