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Holyrood Park

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East of Holyrood Palace and Abbey.NT 2773, Holyrood Park Road, City of Edinburgh, EH16 5BT


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Holyrood Park - Edinburgh - Reviews of Holyrood Park - TripAdvisor
Holyrood Park, also known as the Queen's Park since it is still owned by the monarchy, contains some interesting attractions such as the remains of an ancient volcano, a bird sanctuary, the dramatic Salisbury Crags a...

Holyrood Park, Edinburgh, United Kingdom : Reviews of Holyrood Park - Yahoo! Travel
Holyrood Park, also known as Queen's Park, is an area of wild natural beauty representing all the features traditionally associated with the Scottish landscape,...

Holyrood Park & Arthur's Seat, National Parks, Gardens Edinburgh UK
Dunsapie Loch signifies the beginning of the trek up the famous Arthur's Seat. This is Edinburgh's most arresting sight and resembles a crouched lion when seen from certain angles. Arthur's seat is an extinct volcano towering at 823ft above sea level. The walk is relatively easy and rewards the trav...

Holyrood Park - a Gardens Guide review
: Holyrood Park is the most dramatic natural urban park in the British Isles. Its main feature is the core of an extinct volcano, known as Arthurs Seat. The vegetation is semi-natural. J C Loudon, towards the end of his life, suggested it...

Arthur's Seat and Holyrood Park Visitor Information
While Salisbury Crags are remains of glaciered rocks, Arthur's Seat is an extinct volcano and has been called by this name since the 15th century. Some say that the name comes from the legendary Arthur of Camelot while some say that the extinct volcano is probably named after a local hero that had n...

Edinburgh: Climbing in Holyrood Park. Restrictions and access.
THE SCOTSMAN Tuesday, 16 August 1994 page 5 Climbers concerned by need for permit on crags. --------------------------------------------- THE Mountaineering Council of Scotland is worried a permit requirement for climbing Edinburgh's Salisbury Crags could set a dangerous precedent. Historic Scotland...

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