2016 marks a significant historical landmark for our nation as Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her 90th birthday, sure to be one of the memorable highlights of this year, so why not take the opportunity to visit one of Her Majesty’s official residences? Discover the magnificent Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh, the Queen’s official home in Scotland and best known in history as the home of Mary Queen of Scots. Windsor Castle in Berkshire, home to The Queen most weekends, is known to be the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world! It hosts an extraordinary collection of fine works of art in the State Apartments including, Rembrandt, Rubens and Canaletto to name but a few as well as the famous dolls house, which once belonged to Queen Mary. Of course, Buckingham Palace, in all its splendour, the official London residence of our Monarchs since 1837, needs no introduction!
On show this year, in celebration of the Queen’s birthday, there is a special exhibition taking place across these three Royal residences, (Palace of Holyroodhouse until 16 Oct, Buckingham Palace 23 July-2 Oct, Windsor Castle from 17 Sept), ‘’Fashioning a Reign: 90 years of Style from the Queen’s Wardrobe’’, a unique opportunity to view The Queen’s beautiful outfits over the years, .
Whether you are discovering our Royal heritage or exploring the surrounding areas, our nearby B&Bs, all specially chosen and inspected by our team for their quality accommodation and warm welcome, provide an excellent base to make the most of your trip. Follow the links to browse a selection of our B&Bs at your leisure:- http://www.bedandbreakfastnationwide.com/area/scotland/edinburgh, http://www.bedandbreakfastnationwide.com/?s=windsor , http://www.bedandbreakfastnationwide.com/