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Carols by the Christmas tree

Christmas tree in the Great Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

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 number 35 stops 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.

By bike

A free-to-use public bicycle rack is located opposite the Scottish Parliament. Cycle hire stations are available nearby on both Holyrood Road and Abbeyhill, within a 5 minute walk of the Palace and The Queen’s Gallery. Visit Edinburgh Cycle Hire for details.

  • Palace of Holyroodhouse
  • Next event: Sunday, 11 Dec 2022
    1 upcoming event
  • 18:30 - 20:30
  • Adult - £15.00
    concession - £13.50
  • Adults

Enjoy seeing the beautifully decorated State Apartments of the Palace, as you make your way to the Great Gallery to hear a wonderful concert of Christmas music. This year we are joined by members of the Robin Chapel Choir who will perform this special Christmas concert. The evening will conclude with a glass of wine and mince pies.

Please note the concert will be begin at 19:00. Guests are welcome to view the Christmas decoration in the Palace prior to this.

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