The Royal Edinburgh Ticket is THE ticket for exploring Royal Edinburgh to celebrate Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee this June.
The Royal Edinburgh Ticket gives customers access to 48 hours on Edinburgh Bus Tours’ Edinburgh Tour, Majestic Tour and City Sightseeing Tour as well as guaranteed entry in to Edinburgh Castle, the Palace of Holyroodhouse and Royal Yacht Britannia.
To celebrate Her Majesty’s 70 years on the throne, Royal Edinburgh Ticket partners are teaming up to bring customers lots of fantastic offers for those exploring Scotland’s capital.
To mark the Jubilee, Edinburgh Bus Tours will be offering a special gift to the first 200 Royal Edinburgh Ticket customers from 2 June.
On the same day, Edinburgh Castle will celebrate Coronation Day and the Official Birthday of HM The Queen with a 42 Gun salute at noon.
Royal Yacht Britannia’s former crew will return to their duties once again for ‘Yotties Week’ from 30 May – 3 June. Also, on-board Britannia will be celebratory dishes and cocktails in the Royal Deck Tea Room and official Platinum Jubilee china from the Royal Collection Trust on offer in the gift shop.
Across the celebrations their city-wide Corgi Treasure Hunt offers locals and visitors to the city the chance to collect their own Corgi soft toy.
At the Palace of Holyroodhouse, The Queen’s official residence in Scotland, there will be a special display looking back at Her Majesty’s outfits worn to celebrate the Silver, Golden and Diamond Jubilees alongside a selection of gifts she has received during official engagements in Scotland. Entry to the display will be included in tickets for the Palace from 3 July.
Elaine Green, Sales Manager, Edinburgh Bus Tours, said: “We’re looking forward to teaming up with our Royal Edinburgh partners to mark Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. The Royal Edinburgh Ticket offers customers even better value for money with access to three of our signature city tours and amazing experiences across the celebrations.”
Gillian MacDonald, Head of Marketing at Historic Environment Scotland (HES), added: “We are delighted to be working with our Royal Edinburgh partners to mark The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. The Royal Edinburgh Ticket provides the chance for customers to enjoy a great day out including guaranteed entry to Edinburgh Castle and other iconic landmarks and make the most of the celebrations in Scotland’s capital.”
Kimberley Laing, Marketing and Business Development Manager, Palace of Holyroodhouse said: “We are delighted that the Palace of Holyroodhouse will form part of the Royal Edinburgh offer. This historic Platinum Jubilee year provides a perfect opportunity to visit Her Majesty’s official residence in Scotland and other sites which together tell the story of Scottish royal history.”
Casey Rust, Marketing Director, The Royal Yacht Britannia & Fingal Hotel said: “The Queen’s Jubilee year is the perfect time to highlight the unique partnership that Britannia and Edinburgh’s top Royal attractions have. It is lovely to be able to mark the occasion of the Platinum Jubilee together and celebrate with our visitors.”
Royal Edinburgh Ticket holders can also take advantage of 10% off Afternoon Tea at The Terrace Café at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, where they will celebrate 70 years of Her Majesty with a special Platinum Jubilee selection including Balmoral chicken sausage rolls, Earl Grey infused fruit scones and a Victoria Sponge.
During June, The Scotch Whisky Experience will provide a special discount to Royal Edinburgh Ticket holders and have created a celebratory version of their Gold Tour, entitled Scotland’s Majestic Malts, with some specially selected whiskies, which, through the ages, have been given the royal seal of approval.