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Holyrood Park is a unique historic landscape in the heart of the city, whose dramatic crags and hills give Edinburgh its distinctive skyline. Within the park is a wealth of history and archaeology spanning thousands of years. Arthur's Seat is one of...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1 Holyrood Park, Edinburgh EH16 5BT, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited the park on the way to see Arthur's seat. It was breaktakingly beautiful and didn't take that long to get around - we decided to walk up one side to Arthur's Seat and down the other side, which all in all took about 1.5...More

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lots of walking available in this beautiful park. See lochs, hills, and ruins as you walk round. We went round the back of Arthur's seat and up then down to the hermitage ruins but intend to return many more times to walk other ways in...More

Thank rainbowdolphin90
Reviewed 1 week ago

You will need to be fit and dressed appropriately for this attration. Climbing up this steep hill for the most gorgeous view in Edinburgh is worth every sweat bead!

Thank Eastern-Shore-4Life
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an amazingly beautiful park in the middle of Edinburgh. I went on early morning jogs at sunrise and the view and fresh air were amazing.

Thank YukiValdez
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our visit was on a very windy and showery day, but this added to the drama of our hike and the photos we made. The vistas over the North Sea and Old Edinburgh were dramatic. The price of admission (free) makes this one of the...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to moderate walking below Arthur's seat. Plenty of well defined trails. A map does help, but you shouldn't get lost. Great for a walk on a sunny day. Usual caveats about bad weather and low cloud.

Thank matelot49
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Challenging climbs on the back due. Amazing views from the top side. Easy grassy downhill on the other side. Great adventure.

Thank Margareta P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You would not expect such a place in the middle of a capital. Enough space for everybody. You can walk for hours and have finally a wonderful view over Edinburgh

Thank chvogler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quite surprisingly located, note far from the touristic center, this park equally hosted the Arthur's seat...if you are fit enough to climb the 163 meters of level difference. Great place mainly for walking and biking.

Thank ToujoursLaRoute
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

ONce again it is worth taking advantage of the audio guides available on entry as part of your entry fee to get most information about this residence. It has unparalleled views of Arthurs Seat and the surrounds. It alsso carries an interesting history.

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KL2000G
January 21, 2017|
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Response from ByHistoricScotland | Property representative |
The majority of Holyrood Park would remain open to pedestrian access, although small areas around the Palace may experience restrictions from time to time. There will be vehicle restrictions on Garden Party day. And there... More
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antonyrT0EO
March 30, 2015|
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Response from ByHistoricScotland | Property representative |
Hi, yes there there are a few car parks at Holyrood Park. There is a car park next to Holyrood Palace, which you will need to pay for. There is also a free option which is slightly futher up Authur's Seat. I hope this... More
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