Saints and Sinners

Uncover the light and dark sides of Holyrood Park’s history of saints and sinners as you join us for a Halloween and All Saints’ Day walk on Saturday 27th October.

Saints and Sinners

About Saints and Sinners

Join us for a Halloween and All Saints’ Day walk, uncovering the light and dark sides of Holyrood Park’s history of saints and sinners.

Hear chilling tales of criminals, pestilence and murder, as well as the lives of the holy men and women of Holyrood throughout the centuries.

Booking essential. Please contact 0131 652 8150 or rangers@hes.scot. Please include your name, contact number, date and time of the event and the number of spaces required.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Saints and Sinners are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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