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Edinburgh Science Festival: Fire & Ice

In this outdoor family walk you’ll connect with the nature and landscape of Edinburgh’s great outdoors and explore how our local surroundings have been shaped by both fire and ice.

Edinburgh Science Festival: Fire & Ice

About Edinburgh Science Festival: Fire & Ice

Kickstart a family adventure in Holyrood Park with the Dynamic Earth team!

In this outdoor family walk you’ll connect with the nature and landscape of Edinburgh’s great outdoors and explore how our local surroundings have been shaped by both fire and ice. From tropical seas to 350 million-year-old lava flows and boulders moved by ice, what will you discover?

This is a family outdoor activity where children must be accompanied by an adult and appropriate clothing should be worn.

Presented by Dynamic Earth

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