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Short talk

A prince at the Palace

Painting of Bonnie Prince Charlie
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Map & directions

Palace of Holyroodhouse, Canongate, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH8 8DX
By car

There is a public car park adjacent to the Palace at Broad Pavement. Please visit the Historic Environment Scotland website for more details.

Accessible parking spaces are located on Horse Wynd, just outside the Palace, on a first-come first-serve basis.

By train

Edinburgh Waverley. The Palace is a 15 minute walk from the station.  Visit National Rail Enquiries for times and fares.

By tram

The nearest tram stop is York Place. The Palace is a 20 minute walk from the station. Visit Edinburgh Trams for times and fares.

By coach / bus

Bus numbers 6 and 35 stop near the Palace.  Open-top tour buses stop nearby.

Limited free coach parking is available adjacent to the Palace. Alternative pay-and-display coach parking is available on nearby Regent Road.

  • Palace of Holyroodhouse
  • Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday (Thursday, 3 Sep 2020 - Saturday, 26 Sep 2020)
    Incl dates: Sunday, 20 Sep 2020
  • 11:30 - 12:00
  • Included with Palace ticket or 1-Year Pass
  • Talks will also take place at 14:30 on Saturdays and Sunday 20 September.

On 17 September 1745 Bonnie Prince Charlie arrived at the Palace of Holyroodhouse. He set up court for six weeks and brought the palace to life. Learn about how Bonnie Prince Charlie used various rooms in the Palace, which can still be visited today. 

These talks will be delivered as drop-in events to one household at a time. 

All events at the Palace of Holyroodhouse will be managed in line with COVID-secure procedures. Please see our Welcome Back page for more information.

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