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Fabergé egg hunt

Easter holidays at the Palace

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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
  • Sunday, 16 Apr 2017
  • 11:00 - 15:00
  • Free with standard admission to the Palace.
  • Before you leave, remember to convert your ticket into a 1-Year Pass. You can enjoy free admission for a year by asking us to treat your ticket purchase as a donation. A great way to fill the school holidays at no extra cost!


Visit us on Easter Sunday and take part in our Faberge Egg Hunt. Join us in the Family Room to make and decorate your own basket and then follow a treasure trail to find eggs hidden around the Palace. In the Great Gallery enjoy traditional Scottish music and dancing throughout the day in our family ceilidh run by CeilidhKids.