The Big Draw at the Palace
Palace of Holyroodhouse
Mon 16 Oct 12:00 - 15:00
Tue 17 Oct 12:00 - 15:00
Wed 18 Oct 12:00 - 15:00
Thu 19 Oct 12:00 - 15:00
Fri 20 Oct 12:00 - 15:00
Visit the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh!

Take part in the Big Draw, a national campaign to get people drawing. Take the family audio tour around Edinburgh's Palace and be inspired by the magnificent displays in the State Apartments. Enjoy drop in art activities and object handling in the Family Room. Suitable for all ages.

COME BACK FOR FREE! Once you have bought a ticket from us, you can use it to come back for FREE for a year! A great way to fill the school holidays at no extra cost!

Tickets: Adult: £12.50, Under 17 or Disabled: £7.50, Over 60 or Student: £11.40, Under 5: Free, Family (2 adults and 3 children under 17s): £32.50 concessions available

Suitable for ages: 0-5 6-11

Organised by Royal Collection Trust - Palace of Holyroodhouse

Family Friendly Facilities: The Palace of Holyroodhouse offers a great day out for children.  Here are some ideas to help you plan your visit.

Take the free family audio tour
Discover the history of the Palace and what happens when The Queen visits.
(Aimed at children 7-11 years)

Relax and have fun in the Family Room
Open at weekends and during school holidays for dressing up, games and creative activities.
  • Lavatories and baby-care facilities are available in the Mews Courtyard.
  • Café at the Palace offers refreshments throughout the day, from drinks and light snacks to a changing menu of freshly prepared lunch dishes.
  • For safety reasons, pushchairs cannot be taken into the Palace. They can be left at the entrance and reclaimed at the exit.
  • The Palace Shop has a number of items priced between £1 and £5. There is a wide range of interesting gifts for children.
  • At the end of your visit, don’t forget to ask a Warden to stamp your ticket and convert it into a 1-Year Pass. Then visit us again.

  • Accessibility:
    The Palace of Holyroodhouse is largely accessible and we welcome visitors with different access requirements.All visitors who require an access companion receive a complimentary ticket.

    For more information please visit

    Royal Collection Trust/Her Majesty Elizabeth II 2017. David Cheskin
    Royal Collection Trust/Her Majesty Elizabeth II 2017. David Cheskin

    Palace of Holyroodhouse
    Royal Mile
    EH8 8DX
    0131 556 5100

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