Day One

When Pope Benedict arrives in the UK, he will visit Scotland where he will be received by Her Majesty The Queen in the Palace of Holyrood House in Edinburgh. Having met the Queen, the Pope will travel to Glasgow where he will celebrate an open-air Mass at Bellahouston Park in the evening.


The Palace of Holyroodhouse

The Palace of Holyroodhouse stands in a spectacular setting at the foot of the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, its walled gardens surrounded by open parkland and ov...Read more


St Ninian's Day Parade

A St Ninian's Day Parade has been organised through the streets of Edinburgh to mark the historic occasion of Pope Benedict XVI's arrival in the UK. The c...Read more


Bellahouston Park

Bellahouston Park is located approximately 3 miles from the centre of Glasgow. The main part of Bellahouston Park was acquired by the City in 1895 for the su...Read more