Coolest Walk on Earth

Join an expert geologist and a Ranger on a three hour guided walk to discover how the landscape of Holyrood Park has been shaped and sculpted by ice through the ages.

Coolest Walk on Earth

About Coolest Walk on Earth

23rd February 2020
10am - 1pm
Holyrood Park
Holyrood Park Queen's Dr, Edinburgh East EH8 8HG
Free but booking essential
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Second in a series of two walks. Join an expert geologist and a Ranger on a three hour guided walk to discover how the landscape of Holyrood Park has been shaped and sculpted by ice through the ages.

Explore areas of the park to learn how to identify distinctive land features left by glaciers.

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