A distant shot of Edinburgh Castle, which we will visit
later in the day, high on a hill overlooking the city

An example of the architecture seen throughout the city of Edinburgh An old building that is still being used today An old building with a interesting design We arrive for a tour of the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the official residence of Queen Elizabeth II in Scotland.
The entrance driveway The main entrance to the palace An interior courtyard showing the ruins of part of the old palace. - The woman with the umbrella is our special guide for the Edinburgh tour.
The palace gardens Our tour continues by coach.  On the way to Edinburgh Castle we pass the National Museum of Scotland. We arrive at the castle and begin our climb up the hill in the rain. When we reach the top of the hill, our guide gives us an overview and some history of the castle.

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