Arthur's Seat and Holyrood Park, Edinburgh

Experience a proper hill walk in the heart of the city. Arthur's Seat's rocky summit towers over Edinburgh, with fabulous views in all directions, and the extensive parkland surrounding it is an oasis of calm as a retreat from the busy city.

Terrain

Some rough ground if the top of Salisbury Crags is crossed as described; ascent of Arthur's Seat is very steep and rocky.

Public Transport

Bus to Holyrood Palace east end of Royal Mile

Start

Car park near Holyrood Palace. Map and directions.

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