Holyrood Park

Local nameHolyrood Park
LocationEdinburgh, UK

If you want to escape the rush and buzz of Scotland's capital, Holyrood Park is an ideal place for a bit of hiking. The park is valued for its wildlife by locals and tourist alike. Its highest point, Arthur’s Seat, provides an enthralling scenery of the city. Located only a short walk from Edinburgh's center, it is definitely worth the trip. Other sights to visit include St Anthony’s Chapel, Duddingston Loch, and Salisbury Crags.

Interesting note: this park is also sometimes called either Queen's Park or King's Park. The name is changed according to current monarch's gender.

Tags WildlifeRoyal ParkParkHiking & Camping
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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holyrood_Park

Official Website https://www.visitscotland.com/info/see-do/holyrood-park-and-arthurs-seat-p914341

More information https://www.historicenvironment.scot/visit-a-place/places/holyrood-park/

Email rangers@hes.scot

Phone +440 131 652 8150

Address Holyrood Park Edinburgh EH16 5BT, UK

Coordinates 55°56'48.575" N -3°9'45.452" E

Tours and activities: Holyrood Park

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Edinburgh 3-Hour Bike Tour: Holyrood Park & Portobello

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