Sunday, 12 July 2015
The Palace of Holyroodhouse offers a great day out for families. Visit us for a day of Jacobite themed activities.
â¢Make and Take – get creative and make your very own blue ribbon and garter star.
â¢Facepainting – have your face painted in the style of the 1700s complete with wigs and beauty spots.
â¢Hands on History – see where Bonnie Prince Charlie held a wonderful ball and handle models of the prince’s sheild, sword, maps and much more.
â¢Themed Family Tours – gives families the opportunity to delve deeper into the prince’s infamous time at the Palace.
â¢Storytelling – Join our storyteller in the Great Gallery and be transported back to the Jacobite times.
â¢Family Activity Trails – explore the Palace gardens and abbey with a family activity trail.
â¢Family Audio Tour – learn more about the Palace and its most famous residents with our interactive audio tour designed for families to enjoy together. Look out for unusual furniture, sparkling jewels and more.
(Photo by Peter Thompson)
Winter sunrise over the Water of Leith in Colinton Dell, Edinburgh. January 2008.
Crown making during a tour of Palace of Holyroodhouse,Edinburgh.Picture David Cheskin.18.06.2016
Palace of Holyroodhouse Edinburgh.Photograph David Cheskin.27.03.2015