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Design a platinum plate: Family workshop

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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 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
    This workshop takes place in Abbey Strand and includes a visit to selected rooms in the Palace.
  • Next event: Saturday, 18 Jun 2022
    1 upcoming event
  • 13:30 - 15:00
  • Child £8.00 (includes one free adult ticket)
    Additional Adult £8.00
  • Booking essential.
  • Children / Families
Commemorative plate with Queen Victoria painted in the centre.

Commemorative plate for Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee (RCIN 41711) ©

In the past special china has been designed to commemorate jubilees- in this Platinum Jubilee year, it’s your turn to get creative!

Visit the Palace to search for some special royal symbols and then return to our Learning Centre to design and create your own special platinum plate to take home.

This event is suitable for children aged 5–14 years, accompanied by parents or carers.

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