- Military History March
- 10.03.2013 - 10.03.2013 09.00 h - 12.00 h
- Holyrood Park - Edinburgh
- Walking and Orienteering Events
Join a Ranger for this walk to discover how the armed forces have utilised Holyrood Park through the ages. How did Bonny Prince Charlie use Hunter’s Bog? Why were the Seaforth Highlanders so upset above Piper’s Walk? How did the Volunteers’ Walk get its name? All this and more will be uncovered.
Time: 9.00am - 12 noon
Meeting Place: Holyrood Park Education Centre
Route: Volunteers’ Walk, Piper’s Walk, Summit, Dunsapie, Radical Road. The exact route may change.
Bring: Warm, waterproof clothing and sturdy footwear with good grips. A snack and a drink.
Toilets: At the Education Centre.
Parking: At the Broad Pavement Car Park. Due to Sunday Road closures access to car park will be from Holyrood Road or the Scottish Parliament only.
Suitability: The route will involve steep inclines and rough tracks. OVer 16s only.
Booking is essential (numbers limited to 20): Please phone the Ranger Service for more details.
- Holyrood Park - Website
- Holyrood Park Road
- EH16 5BT
- Edinburgh & Lothians
Within Holyrood Park is a wealth of history and archaeology spanning thousands of years. Arthur’s Seat is one of four hill forts dating from around 2000 years ago.
The park is a scheduled ancient monument and a site of special scientific interest due to its archaeology, geology and wildlife.
The Park offers walks, solace, wildlife, volcanic geology and unparalleled views of the city from its many vantage points.
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