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Review of Holyrood Park

Holyrood Park
Ranked #28 of 449 things to do in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Holyrood Park is a unique historic landscape in the heart of the city, whose dramatic crags and hills give Edinburgh its distinctive skyline. Within the park is a wealth of history and archaeology spanning thousands of years. Arthur's Seat is one of four hill forts, dating from around 2,000 years ago. As well as it's rich cultural heritage, the park offers walks, solace, wildlife, volcanic geology and unparalleled vistas of the city from its many vantage points.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There's so much space in this park and so many ways to enjoy it, no matter what your fitness level or time available; that's what we liked best. There is a small interpretive kiosk/shop behind the Holyrood Castle and to the side of the Parliament building. Very helpful information there.
Easy access using public transportation.

Thank Dianawallah
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our VRBO had a view of Arthur's Seat so my husband and I decided to hike it after dinner one evening. It is steep but a short distance and the views of the city and the ocean are well worth the effort. The landscape during the hike to the top is just beautiful Edinburgh is such a fun visit, but this nature and beauty is worth the time while you're in Edinburgh. Our daughters, 13 and 14, hung back with their cousins after a full day of walking, but it is an activity they would have enjoyed as well.

Thank joejackso
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is probably the most beautiful place I have seen so far (may be I haven’t seen many places yet to compare it with) but I was truly mesmerised by the grandeur of nature.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a real treasure in town—you get amazing views of the cityscape! You can do an easy, moderate or strenuous hike depending on which path you choose. Then you can walk by the Queen’s residence on your way out.
Very cool!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very near to royal mile , major attractions here . great place to relax .. i fould this spot the most amazing one is scotland

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