Journey Inside Edinburgh’s Volcano - POSTPONED

Join an expert Geologist from Edinburgh University and a Holyrood Park Ranger to learn more about this beautiful site in Scotland’s capital!

Journey Inside Edinburgh’s Volcano - POSTPONED

About Journey Inside Edinburgh’s Volcano - POSTPONED

In light of updated Scottish Government advice regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19), we have taken the decision to close public access to our staffed properties and offices until further notice. All planned public events will also be postponed until further notice – full details of these can be found on our Events page in the coming days: historicenvironment.scot/whats-on.

Join an expert Geologist from the University of Edinburgh and a Holyrood Park Ranger to learn more about this beautiful site in Scotland’s capital. Uncover more about Edinburgh’s volcano and discover some of the Park’s geological riches and their connection to James Hutton.

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Please note this is a strenuous walk. The route contains rough tracks, uneven and boggy terrain, steep inclines and declines. Please contact the Ranger Service for more information.

The tour and route is suitable for ages 16+.

Image Credit: Historic Environment Scotland

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Journey Inside Edinburgh’s Volcano - POSTPONED are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment. All information (whether in text or photographs) is given in good faith but should not be relied upon as being a statement of representation or fact.

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