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Disabled Access Day at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

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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
  • Saturday, 17 Jan 2015
  • Free of charge
  • The Palace of Holyroodhouse is offering free admission, with a pre-booked ticket, for visitors with disabilities as part of Disabled Access Day.

Get out there and try something new!

The Palace of Holyroodhouse is offering free admission, with a pre-booked ticket, for visitors with disabilities as part of Disabled Access Day.

On the day there will be amplified short talks for visitors with hearing loss and a verbal description audio tour for blind and partially-sighted visitors.

The Palace of Holyroodhouse is largely accessible, but please note that wheelchair access must be pre-booked. There is no wheelchair access to Mary, Queen of Scots’ Chambers, which are accessed via a steep spiral staircase consisting of 25 steps. A virtual tour is available using the e-Gallery computer terminal, located just off the Great Gallery.

More information for visitors on the Autism Spectrum can be found here.

For more information and to pre-book your ticket, please contact 020 7766 7324 or [email protected]