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Classic Scottish Castle loaded with History

Holyrood House is the Queen’s official Palace in the Scottish capital. If visiting Edinburgh you should see the castle first, but this should be second on your list. The tour is logical and well organized. The audio guide is essential to get the most of the tour. The one criticism I have is that there is a plethora of interesting portraits and the audio guide could be much improved by offering more supplemental material about these portraits. If you have time (and the weather permits walk in the grounds too to see the Abbey ruins and take in the beauty of the park-like setting in the shadow of Arthur’s Seat the long extinct volcano.

Edinburgh: Palace of Holyroodhouse Ticket Reviewed by Frank, 09/16/2018

Excellent tour with interesting information.

The tour was very straightforward to follow and the audio guide really interesting. My daughter and I enjoyed it. We also enjoyed the abbey and strolling round the beautiful gardens with the stunning backdrop of Salisbury Crags. We did not have to queue whe we arrived as we had already printed our tickets at home. We also had a very nice lunch in the cafe which was reasonably priced. All in all a good visit.

Edinburgh: Palace of Holyroodhouse Ticket Reviewed by Anonymous, 08/01/2016

Excellent value for 4 trips highly recommend it

This incorporated 3 bus tours and 1 boat trip over 3 days depending on when you arrived on the first day. Definitely worth paying the extra for the boat trip as it was beautiful. All the crews were so helpful and friendly and although we did not hop on and off we saw the important parts and if we had would have enabled us to wander further afield

Fascinating history, excellent audio guide

Surprisingly Holyrood House was much less crowded than Edinburgh Castle - and in my view more interesting. The audio guide was included in the price and we found it very helpful. We'd booked for a different day, but staff made no fuss about changing our ticket for the day we came instead. Highly recommended.

Edinburgh: Palace of Holyroodhouse Ticket Reviewed by Richard, 08/06/2017

Covered a great part of Edinburgh. Boating on Firth of Forth was good

We managed to see great deal of Edinburgh. The Three Bridges Tour was excellent and sailing on Firth of Forth was the highlight. Majestic was good and nice to visit Leith. The other two tours of Edinburgh city were informative and gave insight to history of Edinburgh. All tours were informative.