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Visit to Palace of Holyroodhouse and Vintage Bus Sparkling Afternoon Tea Tour for TwoCode: PHLHHT 6 month validity Scotland - Edinburgh 2 people
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Visit to Palace of Holyroodhouse and Vintage Bus Sparkling Afternoon Tea Tour for Two
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Experience Edinburgh in quintessentially regal style with a visit to the famous Palace of Holyroodhouse, before tucking into a vintage afternoon tea aboard a vibrant bistro bus.
Serving as the home of Kings and Queens since the 16th century, the Palace of Holyroodhouse is an official royal residence of Queen Elizabeth II. An informative audio guide will take you through Mary, Queen of Scots' Historic Apartments as well as the State Apartments, furnished with works from the Royal Collection. With Holyrood Abbey, Royal Gardens and the Great Gallery to explore too, there’s plenty to discover.
Afterwards, you’ll enjoy a 90-minute bus ride around the city, coupled with a delicious roving afternoon tea with a glass of Prosecco. The perfect way to round off a fantastic day in Scotland’s capital.
- Entry for two to the iconic Palace of Holyroodhouse
- Explore the 14 historic State Apartments, items from the Royal collection and Holyrood Abbey ruins
- Board a Vintage Red Bistro Bus for a 90 minute tour of the city for two
- Couple your sightseeing with an on-board afternoon tea served with a glass of Prosecco each
- Personalised voucher and message card
Your voucher is valid for 6 months from the date of issue, while government restrictions apply in relation to Covid-19 we are offering free extensions on all experiences so you can take your experience when the time is right.
What happens on the day?
On arrival at the Palace of Holyroodhouse you’ll exchange your voucher for tickets to gain entry to the Palace itself including 14 state rooms, Holyrood Abbey and the royal gardens.
At 12.00 or 15.00 (depending on the time you’ve booked) you’ll board your Vintage Red Bistro Bus ahead of a 90 minute tour of the city, setting off from Waterloo Place. During your tour you’ll also be served a delicious afternoon tea, replete with sandwiches, scones, pastries, a glass of Prosecco and your choice of tea, coffee or other hot drink.
- Minimum age: 6 (Under 18s must be accompanied by a paying adult)
- The experience content, equipment used and restrictions may vary
Vouchers are valid for six months from the date of issue.
Palace of Holyroodhouse:
Open Thursday to Monday throughout the year excluding 14 April, 16 to 27 May, 27 June to 8 July, 25 and 26 December. Closed Tuesdays and Wednedays.
Palace of Holyroodhouse is open from 09.30 until 18.00 (last entry 16.30) in summer (1 April - 31 October) and 09.30 to 16.30 (last entry at 15.15) in winter (1 November - 31 March).
Vintage afternoon Tea bus:
Wednesday to Sunday 12.00 or 15.00 (Excludes the Christmas and New Year period). Patrons are requested to arrive 5 to 10 minutes before departure from Stance ZF at Waterloo Place. Unfortunately they cannot wait for late comers.
We recommend you book at least four weeks in advance to ensure that dates are available. All bookings are subject to availability.
Please allow 2 to 3 hours for your visit to Palace of Holyroodhouse, 1 hour 30 minutes for the Vintage Bus Sparkling Afternoon Tea Tour plus 15 minutes to walk between the two. Please ensure you allow plenty of time for travelling between the different parts of your experience.
What about insurance?
The centres contracted with us hold public liability insurance. We also hold contingency liability cover. You will not be liable for accidental damage to equipment, except where damage has been caused as a result of recklessness or wilful negligence.
Please ensure you are familiar with the terms and conditions of the experience.
How it works
All you have to do is pay for the experience you wish to purchase and we’ll send a voucher and booking information to you or directly to the recipient, then you just need to check the info and book your experience.
Packaging and Delivery
Please see the following page for information on our packaging and delivery.
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