An utter rarity, Abbey Strand Apartments at Holyrood sits alongside a reimagined physic garden, with roots dating back to the 15th-century.
These days it’s less about hawking, hunting or archery, and more about taking a leisurely stroll in the royal footsteps of Mary Queen of Scots Abbey Strand Apartments at Holyrood have been crafted from a modest building with an absorbing history. On the doorstep of the Palace of Holyroodhouse, The Queen’s official residence in Scotland, and dating back to 1490, the building has assumed myriad guises. Whether Abbot’s Mansion, Medieval alms house, lodgings for Mary Queen of Scots courtiers or a sanctuary for debtors, these ancient walls have been privy to the comings and goings of many a colourful character. These personalities have inspired this sumptuous collection of apartments and created a hallmark for original living.