Arthur's Secrets - Guided Walk at Holyrood Park (Grade: moderate)

Tue Aug 27 2024 at 01:00 pm to 03:30 pm UTC+01:00

Broad Pavement Car Park | Edinburgh

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

Event: Arthur’s Secrets

Time: 13:00-15:30, Walk duration is approx. 2 hours with extra time allocated for delays.

Meeting Place: Broad Pavement Car Park, Queen's Drive. Postcode: EH8 8AZ. Meeting point is next to the entrance of the car park on the grass verge opposite the car park kiosk.

Please see the map below.

FREE EVENT

Description: Come along 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 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: Moderate

Route: Hunter’s Bog/Volunteers’ Walk/Camstane/Hutton's Section area. 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. 55°57'03.9"N 3°10'09.8"W - Google Maps

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 at [email protected] or 0131 652 8150.

Disabled access: Route may not suitable for disabled people – route contains rough tracks, uneven and boggy terrain, steep inclines and declines. 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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