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The Parliament Building, Scottish Borders
The Parliament Building

The Scottish Parliament

Things to do in Edinburgh Scottish Borders
Visitor-Attractions in Scotland

The new building at Hoyrood which is the home of the Scottish Parliament.


Situation – OS ref:

How to get there:
By car: Limited parking in the area – nearest car parks are St John's Hill or new Street..
By public transport: Public transport buses to the area.

Seasonal opening details (2012):
All year.

Opening Hours:
Monday and Friday
April to September: 10.00 to 17.30 (last entry 17.00)
October to March: 10.00 to 16.00 (last entry 15.30)
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
09.00 to 18.30 (last entry 18.00)
Monday and Friday opening hours will apply on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday when Parliament is in recess (excluding February recess when the building will be closed to the public). See above for other recess dates.
Saturday and public holidays
11:00 to 17:30 (last entry 17:00)

Guided Tours
Shop, Café and baby changing facilities.

One hour guided tours of The Scottish Parliament are free of charge. They usually include a visit to the Debating Chamber, Garden Lobby and a Committee Room.

Tel: 0131 348 5000 or 0845 278 1999 (local rate)

Attached attractions:

Additional Information

Web link: (where appropriate):
The Scottish Parliament

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Local towns and villages:

The Scottish Parliament, Scotland