Holyrood Palace tickets


Holyrood Palace is a natural oasis in the midst of a busy city with a historic landscape.

The palace’s Arthur’s Seat is a historical treasure that archaeologists have estimated to be thousands of years old.

This majestic palace has witnessed the reign of Mary, Queen of Scots and holds works of art from the Royal Collection.

Admire the Palace’s unique garden and marvel at the ruins of Holyrood Abbey founded by David I in 1128.

Look no further for Holyroodhouse Palace tickets because we have some affordable and convenient picks for you:

Palace of Holyroodhouse entry ticket

Palace of Holyroodhouse
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Located at the foot of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile, the Palace of Holyroodhouse welcomes your majesty and your highness with utmost grace.

The palace offers lavish gardens, a Throne Room, staterooms, Morning Drawing Room, Great Gallery and so much more!

Once you enter, learn the historical importance of this place through a complimentary multimedia guide available in nine languages.

In the largest room of the palace, observe Jacob de Wet’s portraits of the kings of Scotland in the Great Gallery.

Continue the trip by learning about the eventful life of Mary Queen of Scots, which led to the horror stories loved by the locals.

Ticket Includes:

  • Holyrood Palace entry ticket
  • An audio guide with the language choice of Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian and Scots Gaelic

Ticket Prices:

Visitors’ AgeTicket Price (€)
Adult ticket (25+ years)€17
Youth ticket (18 to 24 years)€11
Child ticket (5 to 17 years)€10
Infant ticket (4 years and younger)Free  Entry

Small group Edinburgh Royal History walking tour

Unravel the myths and legends of the Scottish idols Mary, Queen of Scots, Bonnie Prince Charlie and the overall royal history of Edinburgh.

This 90-minute tour on foot to the UNESCO World Heritage of Old Town includes Canongate and the grand Palace of Holyroodhouse.

The Queen’s official residence in Scotland, the Palace of Holyroodhouse, will transport you to the royal roots and no waiting in lines will stop your way.

Tour Prices:

Adult ticket (16 to 64 years): £25
Senior ticket (65 to 99 years): £23
Child ticket (5 to 15 years): £19
Infants ticket (4 years and younger): Free 

The Royal Edinburgh

The Royal Edinburgh ticket gives you the royal treatment of unlimited travel access for 48 hours on the City Sightseeing, Edinburgh Tour and the Majestic Tour buses.

This pack offers fast-track tickets to Holyrood Palace, the Royal Yacht Britannia and Edinburgh Castle. 

Take two days to travel by bus to the major attractions like Auld Reekie, Water of Leith and the National War Museum.

Make your way around the oldest British crown jewels while learning about their history through audio accompanied by this pack.

Ticket Includes:

  • Fast-track access to Edinburgh Castle
  • Fast-track access to Holyrood Palace
  • Access to the Edinburgh Tour
  • Access to the Majestic Tour
  • Access to the City Sightseeing Tour
  • Instant ticket delivery

Ticket Prices:

Visitors’ AgeTicket Price
Adult ticket (16 to 60 years)€63
Senior ticket (60+ years)€58
Child ticket (5 to 15 years)€34
Infants ticket (upto 4 years)Free Entry

Outlander Series and Jacobites Walking Tour

Just like Harry Potter fans come to Edinburgh to visit the movie locations, the TV show Outlander also has a fanbase of tourists here.

The movie locations include the iconic Bakehouse Close where the main characters finally united after being away for 20 years.

Learn the stories about Jacobites narrated by your guide and go meet the Gaelic fandom of the series.

Don’t forget to visit the Royal Residence, Holyrood Palace where Jamie and Claire stayed as guests of Bonnie Prince Charlie.

Ticket Includes:

  • An expert tour guide
  • 1.5-hour guided English walking tour

Tour Prices:

Visitors’ AgeTicket Price
Adult ticket (15 to 64 years)€14
Senior ticket (65 to 99 years)€12
Student ticket (upto 99 with valid ID)€12
Child ticket (upto 14 years)Free Entry

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