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Digging Up the Past

Holyrood Park, 6 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 or telephone +44 (0)131 652 8150.

Events at Holyrood Park

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27 July 2014

Olivia Irvine - Being Somewhere

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Katy Dove Exhibition

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MacDonald, Lord of the Isles

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