Holyrood Park

Holyrood Park
Holyrood, Edinburgh, EH8 8HG
  • Box office 0131 652 8150
  • Opening times Open at all times; Holyrood Lodge Information Centre daily 9.30am–3pm.
  • Admission Free.
  • Website www.historic-scotland.gov.uk
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The main entrance to this large royal park, situated east of the city centre, is flanked by the Palace of Holyroodhouse and the Scottish Parliament Building. Its main feature is Arthur’s Seat, an 823-foot hill which has a number of smaller peaks and ponds surrounding it.

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Am measg nan Craobh

Thig cuide ri Bria Mason a tha na h-Oifigear Gàidhlig aig Oilthigh Dhùn Èideann airson feasgar làn sgeulachdan fo na craobhan aig Pàirc an Ròid. Theirig is coiseachd tron Phàirc, am measg nan craobhan fhad is a bhios sibh ag èisteachd ri sgeulachdan sean is nuadh a bhuineas ri cuspair craoibh. Bidh an cuirm seo ann an…

Fri 8 Nov

0131 652 8150

Arthur's Amble

Come along on a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch to learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Find out about the people who lived and worked in the Park from 7 000 years ago up until the present day and learn more about the rare wildlife that makes the Park so…

Sun 20 Oct

0131 652 8150

Sat 16 Nov

0131 652 8150

Sat 21 Dec

0131 652 8150

…and 4 more dates until 21 Mar 2020

Arthur's Secrets

Join us on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice. Find out about the people who lived and worked in the Park from 7000 years ago up until the present day and learn more about the rare wildlife that makes the Park so special. When emailing to book your place, please…

Sat 2 Nov

Free Booking essential / 0131 652 8150

Sat 7 Dec

Free Booking essential / 0131 652 8150

Fri 27 Dec

Free Booking essential / 0131 652 8150

…and 3 more dates until 7 Mar 2020

Coolest Walk on Earth

Second in a series of two walks. Join an expert geologist and a Ranger on a three hour guided walk to discover how the landscape of Holyrood Park has been shaped and sculpted by ice through the ages. Explore areas of the park to learn how to identify distinctive land features left by glaciers. When booking your…

Sun 23 Feb 2020

Free Booking essential / 0131 652 8150

Hot Rocks

First in a series of two walks. Join an expert geologist and a Ranger on a longer guided walk to discover the fascinating geological history of Holyrood Park. Discover fossilised lagoons, walk on lava, and find out more about Edinburgh’s own James Hutton. When booking your place, please include: Name and date of…

Sun 26 Jan 2020

Free Booking essential / 0131 652 8150

Mushroom Magic

Join a Ranger and a local expert to discover the weird and wonderful world of fungi that can be found around the site This route may not be wheelchair accessible as it may involve rough tracks and steep slopes. Please contact us if you have any access requirements and we will do our best to adapt the walk…

Sun 10 Nov

£6 (£5; Children £4) / 0131 652 8150

Saints and Sinners

Join us for a Halloween and All Saints’ Day themed walk, uncovering the light and dark sides of Holyrood Park’s history of saints and sinners. Hear chilling tales of criminals, pestilence and murder, as well as the lives of the holy men and women of Holyrood throughout the centuries. When booking your place, please…

Sun 27 Oct

Free Booking essential / 0131 652 8150

Sun 3 Nov

Free Booking essential / 0131 652 8150

Scottish Tree Festival: Amongst the Trees

Join University of Edinburgh Gaelic Officer Bria Mason for an afternoon of storytelling under the trees in Holyrood Park. Walk and view the different types of trees while listening to stories old and new about trees in Gaelic. This event will be in Gaelic. Pre-booking is essential.

Fri 8 Nov

Free Booking essential / 0131 652 8150

Part of Scottish Tree Festival.

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