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Group visit to The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Group visit to The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse ©

Whether your group is interested in a special or private visit, or just wants a truly magnificent experience visiting one of the royal residences, our team can help you get the most out of your visit. We offer a groups discount for bookings of 15 or more (temporarily limited to a maximum of 30 people), and group-only products designed to enrich your experience at the official residences of The Queen.

Group prices

  The Queen's Gallery Combined visit to The Queen's Gallery
& Palace of Holyroodhouse
Adult £7.00 £19.70
Over 60 £6.30 £17.70
Student £5.80 £17.30
Under 17 / Disabled £3.50 £10.80
Under 5 Free Free

Prices for group leaders and guides

Scottish Blue Badge Guides registered with the Institute of Tour Guiding enjoy free entry, but all other guides and tour leaders must be included as part of a group booking. 

Group bookings & payments

Group visits to The Queen's Gallery don't have to be pre-booked. Tickets can be bought on the day from the Ticket Desk. Groups can reserve and book selected tickets on our website by calling the Ticket Sales and Information Office on +44 (0)303 123 7321. Please note that a transaction fee of £2.00 is applied to all telephone bookings.

Pre-booked group tickets must be paid for by credit card or company cheque with two signatures 30 days before the day of the visit. On-the-day group visits must be paid for by cash or credit card.

We accept the following credit cards:

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • JCB
  • Switch/Maestro
  • Diners Club

Company cheques should be made payable to 'Royal Collection Enterprises Limited'.

Coach parking

Coach set-down and pick-up and limited coach parking is available on a first-come first-serve basis next to the Palace, accessible via Abbeyhill. Coach drivers must remain with the vehicle for the duration of the visit and are respectfully asked to switch off their engines when stationary.

Please note that coach parking is limited only to groups seeking paid entry to the Palace or The Queen's Gallery.  Alternative pay-and-display coach parking is available on nearby Regent Road.

Guiding in the Gallery

Guiding isn't allowed in The Queen's Gallery. 

Visitors can enjoy a free audio tour, available in English only, at The Queen’s Gallery and can buy exhibition catalogues either in advance from our online shop or on the day of the visit.

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