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Family Activities: Animal Kingdom

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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.

By train

Edinburgh Waverley. The Palace is a 15-minute walk from the station.  Visit National Rail Enquiries for times and fares.

By coach / bus

Bus numbers 6 and 35 stop near the Palace.  Open-top tour buses stop nearby.

Coach parking is provided free of charge.

  • Palace of Holyroodhouse
  • Saturday, 15 Feb 2014 - Sunday, 23 Feb 2014
  • 09:30 - 16:30 (last admission 15:15)

February Half Term at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Visit the Palace of Holyroodhouse during the February half term holidays and search for the animals that adorn this amazing building; from dragons and unicorns to dogs, lions and even a monkey. Get creative and visit the Palace Family Room and make your very own animal mask. All activities are free with standard admission price. No booking required.

1 YEAR PASS. Enjoy free re-admission for a year if you buy your tickets directly from us. Simply ask us to stamp your ticket on your first visit – a great way to fill the school holidays at no extra cost.