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Edinburgh's Royal Mile in the time of Mary, Queen of Scots

Engraving of James V's palace

The Royal Mile in the time of Mary, Queen of Scots.pdf

The Royal Mile is one of best known streets in Edinburgh, connecting the Castle with the Palace of Holyroodhouse.

It has been a processional route for kings and queens for hundreds of years, including for Mary, Queen of Scots once she returned to Scotland in 1561. 

A walk down the Royal Mile today offers a glimpse at life in Edinburgh when Mary lived at the Palace. 

Download this PDF map to help you investigate the city’s most famous street as Mary, Queen of Scots would have seen it.

The income from your ticket contributes directly to The Royal Collection Trust, a registered charity. The aims of The Royal Collection Trust are the care and conservation of the Royal Collection, and the promotion of access and enjoyment through exhibitions, publications, loans and educational activities.