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I took the audio tour right when the palace opened at 9AM which was a perfect time to arrive due to low crowds. Loved exploring all the rooms and learning more about Royal history. Very interesting to see Mary Queen of Scots' bedroom and even...More
Lovely day out at the palace and abbey, is wonderful the apartments have been kept so beautiful with so much history on show, both medieval and recent. For an history enthusiast this is definitely a must do!
Booked this penthouse apartment for 4 of us and was a good price.
The apartment is slightly out of town (near the Scottish Parliament building) but is only a 10 minute walk to the royal mile
The apartment was cosy and warm and kitted our...More
It was quite interesting to visit the palace and the free audio guide is very informative. You can also use your ticket to visit multiple times for a year.
We visited in December and the rooms were beautifully decorated
We visited holyrood palace in December and e pleased with the Christmas decorations all around the house. The personal tape to tell you about the house is a must as there are no plaques inside the palace to tell you about it.
When you exit...More
United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Southside & Holyrood / Castle / Royal Mile / High St
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Holyrood Palace Apartments Edinburgh, Scotland
Southside & Holyrood
Many of Edinburgh’s student hangouts gather around university buildings in Southside, the sort of neighbourhood that supports a long string of second-hand shops and eateries serving ethnic food for just a few pounds. In August the student population is replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking
Southside are two great parks. The Meadows is a vast flat and sporty space where football, rugby, tennis, cricket, croquet, and golf often all take place side by side. Kids in its big playgrounds add to the joyful noise. Far bigger and much wilder, Holyrood Park extends to the east and provides a real hike up Arthur’s Seat, but the district is best known as the site of Scotland’s Parliament and its premier Royal Palace—and their steady stream of sightseers.