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Holyroodhouse

(ˌhɒlɪruːdˈhaʊs)
n
(Named Buildings) a royal palace in Edinburgh in Scotland: official residence of the Queen when in Scotland; begun in 1501 by James IV of Scotland; scene of the murder of David Rizzio in 1566
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49 KIRKLEES youngsters travelled to Holyrood Palace in Edinburgh to receive gold Duke of Edinburgh awards.
This month, one dusted down one's poshest frock to hit Holyrood Palace to hang about with royalty.
If she does have to move out, the queen has several official residences to choose from, including Windsor Castle west of London, Sandringham House in Norfolk, Holyrood Palace in Edinburgh and Balmoral Castle further north in Scotland.
Runners for the first time were able to compete in teams of two - allowing them to split the 10-mile course, which took in sights such as Holyrood Palace, Arthur's Seat and Edinburgh Castle.
In this position, she had been working on the delivery of major programmes at Windsor Castle and at Holyrood Palace in Edinburgh.
2000 FORMER James Bond star Sean Connery received his knighthood at Holyrood Palace in Edinburgh.
His only visit to Scotland, for three weeks in 1829, left a lasting impression, and while he wrote the initial sketches for his Scottish Symphony following a visit to a ruined chapel close to Holyrood Palace, it wasn't until 1840 that he completed the work, dedicating it to Queen Victoria.
Having fallen into neglect since the Reformation, it retains a sorrowful, eerie beauty isolated and detached from the rest of the city, Ambling past the impressive Salisbury Crag as Holyrood Palace hove into view, I had almost come full circle and my parched palate needed quenching after my twohour ramble.
She held champagne parties at three of her residences, which also includes Windsor Castle and Holyrood Palace, Her Majesty's official Scottish residence in Edinburgh, the Daily Express reported.
An annual garden party in the grounds of Holyrood Palace was scheduled after the service, with 8,000 guests attending from across Scotland.
In Scotland, First Minister Alex Salmond announced a commemorative garden at Holyrood Palace.