Holyrood Holiday Club - CANCELLED

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

Holyrood Holiday Club - CANCELLED

About Holyrood Holiday Club - CANCELLED

15th July 2020
22nd July 2020
29th July 2020
plus 2 more date(s), see below for more info
10am - 12.30pm
Holyrood Park
Holyrood Park Queen's Dr, Edinburgh East EH8 8HG
All events are free but booking is essential
Visit the event website here

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.

Wednesday 1st July - Picture Perfect

Photography is a great way to encourage us to see the beauty of our surroundings.
Bring along a smartphone or point and click camera and take a look at Holyrood Park from a whole new angle. Aimed at ages 10-14yrs.

Wednesday 8th July - Nettle Craft

Love them or hate them, stinging nettles are an important part of the Scottish landscape and have been used by people for a long time. Come and learn about their many uses and benefits, from soup to string! Aimed at ages 10-14yrs.

Wednesday 15th July - Bawsinch Birding

Bawsinch Nature Reserve is a very special place overlooking Duddingston Loch.
Join the rangers for an exploration of this hidden gem and make use of the bird hides. What will you spot? Aimed at ages 10-14yrs

Wednesday 22nd July - Summit Challenge

Join the rangers for a hike to the summit of Arthur's Seat, completing a number of team challenges along the way.
Bring your friends and a sturdy pair of shoes! Aimed at ages 10-14yrs

Wednesday 29th July - Celtic Tree Stories

Trees are important for biodiversity but they are also a source of a lot of folklore. Join the rangers as we explore some of our favourite Celtic tree stories. Suitable for ages 10-14yrs

Wednesday 5th August - What's the Buzz

Bees are an immensely important part of our ecosystems. Find out what the rangers are doing to encourage bee numbers and take part in a bee survey.
Suitable for ages 10-14yrs

Wednesday 12th August - Lotions and Potions

Since ancient times people have used plants for their health benefits.
Join the rangers to discover a range of medicinal plants and have a go at making a balm to take away. Aimed at ages 10-14yrs.

All events are free but booking is essential. Please contact 0131 652 8150 or rangers@hes.scot. A booking form will be sent to you to complete and return.






Additional Dates: 22 July 2020, 29 July 2020, 05 August 2020, 12 August 2020

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Holyrood Holiday Club - CANCELLED 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.

Other Events at Holyrood Park

Arthur’s Amble - POSTPONED

Arthur’s Amble - POSTPONED

Selected dates between 3rd June 2020 - 26th 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.
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Arthur’s Secrets - POSTPONED

Arthur’s Secrets - POSTPONED

Selected dates between 4th July 2020 - 25th August 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 Adventure - POSTPONED

Arthur’s Adventure - POSTPONED

Selected dates between 6th July 2020 - 29th August 2020

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 Evening Walk - POSTPONED

Arthur’s Evening Walk - POSTPONED

Selected dates between 9th July 2020 - 27th 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!
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Holyrood Family Adventure - CANCELLED

Holyrood Family Adventure - CANCELLED

Selected dates between 10th July 2020 - 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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Language and Landscape: Holyrood Park - CANCELLED

Language and Landscape: Holyrood Park - CANCELLED

18th July 2020

Join an interpreter for a tour of Holyrood Park, including BSL and spoken word performances on 18th July!
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Go Bats! - POSTPONED

Go Bats! - POSTPONED

Selected dates between 21st August 2020 - 28th August 2020

Come along for a chat about bats before heading out on a night time walk around Holyrood to track down these fascinating nocturnal animals.
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Celtic Crag - POSTPONED

Celtic Crag - POSTPONED

5th September 2020

Join a Ranger for a guided walk and discover the story of the Park’s history from the Stone Age right up to the present day.
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The Magnificent Victorian Improvement Project - POSTPONED

The Magnificent Victorian Improvement Project - POSTPONED

6th September 2020

Victorian developments had a major impact on Holyrood Park. Join us on a guided walk to discover more about these and the ideas behind them.
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Parkaeology - POSTPONED

Parkaeology - POSTPONED

19th September 2020 - 20th September 2020

Celebrate Scottish Archaeology Month and drop in to our parkaeology event in Holyrood Park on 19th & 20th September!
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