Arthur's Amble - Gentle Grade Guided Walk at Holyrood Park

Sun Mar 03 2024 at 01:00 pm to 03:00 pm

Holyrood Park Information Centre | Edinburgh

Historic Environment Scotland Ranger Service
Publisher/HostHistoric Environment Scotland Ranger Service
Arthur's Amble - Gentle Grade Guided Walk at Holyrood Park
Join a ranger on a free, gentle guided walk to learn about Holyrood Park's geology, wildlife, and its rich archaeology and history.
About this Event

Event: Arthur’s Amble


Time: 13:00-14:30

Meeting Place: Holyrood Park Information Centre, Horse Wynd (opposite Scottish Parliament buildings) Postcode: EH8 8AZ. Please see the map below.


Description: 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 thousand years ago up until the present day and learn more about the rare wildlife that makes the Park so special.

Age: This walk may not be suitable for children under 12 years.

Grade: Easy

Route: Volunteers’ Walk, Camstane, Hunter’s Bog, St. Margaret’s Loch. This may change.

Bring: Warm, waterproof clothing and sturdy footwear with good grips. A snack and a drink.

Toilets: Toilets are available at the Holyrood Park Education Centre (EH8 8HG). No toilets on the walk itself.

Parking: Broad Pavement Car Park (off Queen's Drive, next to Holyrood Palace). Parking charges are £1 per hour. Charges apply 08:30 to 17:30 Monday to Friday (except Public Holidays). Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.

Road Closures: Holyrood Park roads are closed every Saturday and Sunday.

Local roads and car parks may be subject to closures-please contact the Ranger Service for more information. [email protected] 0131 652 8150

Disabled access: The route is wheelchair accessible although does involve rough tracks and slopes. Please contact us if you have any access requirements and we will do our best to adapt the walk accordingly. Please contact the Ranger Service for more information.

Dogs: Dogs are not permitted except assistance dogs.

Map of meeting point below:

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Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Holyrood Park Information Centre, Horse Wynd, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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