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

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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Arthur’s Secrets

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Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
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10th May 2020
Reward an early start by experiencing one of nature's great events and discover more about the birds headlining the performance at Holyrood Park on 10th May!
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

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Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
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Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
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Join an expert Geologist from Edinburgh University and a Holyrood Park Ranger to learn more about this beautiful site in Scotland’s capital!
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Arthur’s Amble

30th May 2020
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Arthur’s Adventure

Arthur’s Adventure

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Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
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7th June 2020
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Arthur’s Adventure

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Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
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Arthur’s Secrets

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Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
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Arthur’s Amble

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Enjoy an evening stroll around Holyrood Park as you join our Rangers to learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
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Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
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Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
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Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past.
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Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
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Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
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Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past.
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Enjoy an evening stroll around Holyrood Park as you join our Rangers to learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
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Arthur’s Secrets

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Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
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Check our all the great free Holyrood Holiday Club events for ages 10 to 14 years on during the summer!
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Arthur’s Secrets

4th July 2020
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
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Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

7th July 2020
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
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Arthur’s Amble

8th July 2020
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past.
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Arthur’s Evening Walk

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Arthur’s Adventure

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Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
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Arthur’s Secrets

14th July 2020
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
Holyrood Holiday Club

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15th July 2020
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Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

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Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
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Arthur’s Adventure

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Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
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Arthur’s Secrets

21st July 2020
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
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Arthur’s Amble

22nd July 2020
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past.
Holyrood Holiday Club

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Check our all the great free Holyrood Holiday Club events for ages 10 to 14 years on during the summer!
Arthur’s Evening Walk

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Enjoy an evening stroll around Holyrood Park as you join our Rangers to learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
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Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
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Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
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Arthur’s Secrets

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Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
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Check our all the great free Holyrood Holiday Club events for ages 10 to 14 years on during the summer!
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

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Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past.
Arthur’s Evening Walk

Arthur’s Evening Walk

30th July 2020
Enjoy an evening stroll around Holyrood Park as you join our Rangers to learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

1st August 2020
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past.
Arthur’s Adventure

Arthur’s Adventure

3rd August 2020
Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

4th August 2020
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
Holyrood Holiday Club

Holyrood Holiday Club

5th August 2020
Check our all the great free Holyrood Holiday Club events for ages 10 to 14 years on during the summer!
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

5th August 2020
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past.
Arthur’s Evening Walk

Arthur’s Evening Walk

6th August 2020
Enjoy an evening stroll around Holyrood Park as you join our Rangers to learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
Arthur’s Adventure

Arthur’s Adventure

8th August 2020
Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
Holyrood Family Adventure

Holyrood Family Adventure

9th August 2020
Discover more about Holyrood's wildlife, history and volcanic landscape with these fun filled sessions in the dramatic landscape of Holyrood Park.
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Arthur’s Adventure

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Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
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Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
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Check our all the great free Holyrood Holiday Club events for ages 10 to 14 years on during the summer!
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Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

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Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
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Arthur’s Adventure

17th August 2020
Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

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Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
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Arthur’s Evening Walk

20th August 2020
Enjoy an evening stroll around Holyrood Park as you join our Rangers to learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
Go Bats!

Go Bats!

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Celtic Crag

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6th September 2020
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19th September 2020 - 20th September 2020
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