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Digging Up the Past

Holyrood Park, 27 September 2014

Holyrood Park
Find out more about archaeological artefacts found within Holyrood Park. Handle some ancient objects and discover the hidden stories behind them. Then take a walk to explore the places they were uncovered.

Time: 10.00am - 2.00pm

Cost: Free





Meeting Place: Holyrood Park Education Centre

Age: 16 years and over.

Grade: Moderate to Strenuous

Route: Dry Dam, The Summit, Ziggy Zaggy Path, Samson’s Ribs, Hunters Bog

Bring:  Warm, waterproof clothing and sturdy footwear with good grips. A snack and a drink.

Toilets: At the Education Centre.

Parking: At the Broad Pavement Car Park. Sunday road closure mean that access to the car park is from Holyrood Road or the Scottish Parliament entrances only.

Disabled: The Education Centre is fully accessible, however the walk is not suitable for people with mobility problems

Booking is essential (numbers limited to 25): Please contact Ranger Service for more details.

For further information, contact
Historic Scotland Ranger Service
Holyrood Park
hs.rangers@scotland.gsi.gov.uk or telephone +44 (0)131 652 8150.

Events at Holyrood Park

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24 October 2013

The Big Draw: Duff House

Duff House

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The Big Draw: Bothwell Castle

Bothwell Castle

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The Big Draw: Urquhart Castle

Urquhart Castle

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The Big Draw: Iona Abbey

Iona Abbey

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The Big Draw: Castle Campbell

Castle Campbell And Garden

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The Big Draw: Aberdour Castle

Aberdour Castle And Garden

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Exploring the Sixties at Stanley Mills

Stanley Mills

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Ring of Brodgar Guided Walk

Ring Of Brodgar Stone Circle and Henge

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