Royal Family to Visit Scotland for Royal Week

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Balaklava Company 5 SCOTS Royal Regiment of Scotland during the Ceremony of the Keys on the forecourt of the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh. June 27, 2022.
Balaklava Company 5 SCOTS Royal Regiment of Scotland during the Ceremony of the Keys on the forecourt of the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh. June 27, 2022.

THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN AND MEMBERS OF THE ROYAL FAMILY WILL VISIT SCOTLAND FOR ROYAL WEEK

Tuesday 2nd July – Friday 5th July 2024

On Tuesday 2nd July the traditional Ceremony of the Keys will take place in the gardens of the Palace of Holyroodhouse marking the start of Royal Week.

The King will hold an Investiture at the Palace of Holyroodhouse and the Queen will host a reception to celebrate those who work to promote Scottish literacy. Later, Their Majesties, joined by the Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh, will host guests at a garden party.

On Wednesday 3rd July the King, accompanied by the Duke of Rothesay and the Duchess of Edinburgh, will attend the Thistle Service at St Giles’ Cathedral for the installation of the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh to the Order of The Thistle.

Later in the day the King and Queen will attend an event, hosted at Edinburgh Castle, in celebration of the 900th anniversary of the City of Edinburgh.

The Duke of Edinburgh will host the Scottish Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold Award celebration event in the gardens of the Palace of Holyroodhouse on Friday 5th July.

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