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A countryside view with the Palace of Holyroodhouse in the distance

Map & directions

The Queen's Gallery, 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 Queen's Gallery is a 15 minute walk from the station.

By tram

The nearest tram stop is York Place. The Queen’s Gallery 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 Gallery.  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.

  • The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse
  • Next event: Tuesday, 4 May 2021
    Monthly on the first Tuesday (Tuesday, 6 Apr 2021 - Tuesday, 3 Aug 2021)
  • 14:00 - 15:00
  • Free of charge
  • For blind and partially-sighted people. Booking essential. Sessions run on the first Tuesday of the month in April, May, June, July and August
  • Access event

To book email [email protected] or call 07860 612393

To coincide with the exhibition Victoria & Albert: Our Lives in Watercolour, a series of Descriptive zooms sessions will take place, for blind and partially-sighted people, on the first Tuesday of the month. Join us and find out more about a masterpiece from one of the Official Residences of The Queen.

Zoom sessions are free of charge. Spaces are limited and must be pre-booked.

For more information please email [email protected] or call 07860 612393