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Jacobites month

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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 numbers 6 and 35 stop 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.

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  • Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday (Thursday, 3 Sep 2020 - Saturday, 26 Sep 2020)
  • Included with Palace ticket or 1-Year Pass.
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This September, join us for a month of events to coincide with the 275th anniversary of Bonnie Prince Charlie’s stay at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in September 1745, together with the anniversary of the famous Jacobite victory at the Battle of Prestonpans.

Family activities will let youngsters explore the history of the Jacobites and music will bring to life some of these stories. Join us for short talks to discover what the Palace was like during Bonnie Prince Charlie's visit and how the Jacobites have been depicted in fiction.

All events at the Palace of Holyroodhouse will be managed in line with COVID-secure procedures. Please see our Welcome Back page for more information.

Short talk
A prince at the Palace
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Short talk
Walter Scott's Jacobites
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Performance
Jacobite songs
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Skye boat story
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Bonnie bonnet hunt
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