Dawn Chorus - Guided Walk at Holyrood Park

Sun May 05 2024 at 05:00 am to 07:00 am

Broad Pavement Car Park | Edinburgh

Historic Environment Scotland Ranger Service
Publisher/HostHistoric Environment Scotland Ranger Service
Dawn Chorus - Guided Walk at Holyrood Park
Reward an early start by experiencing one of nature's great events and discover more about the birds headlining the performance.
About this Event

Event: Dawn Chorus Guided Walk

Date: Sun, 5 May 2024

Time: 05:00 - 07:00

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.


Description: Come along on a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch to learn more about Arthur’s Seats' 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.

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

Grade: Moderate

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. 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. [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.

Image ©Graham Checkley

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Broad Pavement Car Park, Holyrood Car Park, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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