Historic Scotland

Opening times

To visit the Abbey you must pay the entrance fee to the Palace of Holyroodhouse (this includes Historic Scotland Members and Explorer Pass holders).

To find out more, call 0131 556 5100 or visit the Royal Collection Trust website.

Facilities

 

Prices and opening times

Access to Holyrood Abbey is through the Palace of Holyroodhouse, Her Majesty The Queen’s official residence in Scotland.

To visit the Abbey you must pay the entrance fee to the Palace of Holyroodhouse (this includes Historic Scotland Members and Explorer Pass holders).

20% discount for Historic Scotland members on productions of your membership card.

To find out more, call 0131 556 5100 or visit the Royal Collection Trust website

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