Opening times and getting there
Open 24 hours a day, all year round
Holyrood Lodge Visitor Information (free exhibition):
Monday to Sunday: 9.30am to 3pm
Telephone 0131 557 4685
We have regular road closures (i.e. on a Sunday) and there can also be unexpected closures within the park.
Getting to Holyrood Park
East of Holyrood Palace and Abbey
Parking is available around the park.
National Grid reference: NT 2773
View Holyrood Park on a Google map
Holyrood Park Ranger Service
Telephone: 0131 652 8150
Find out more about our Ranger Service
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Terms and conditions
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Off-road cycling is not permitted. You may cycle on the marked cycle paths as well as on the roads.
Access at Holyrood Park
Sturdy footwear with a good grip is recommended for exploring Holyrood Park.
Walking just a short distance can take you from tarmac pavement to rugged and uneven ground.
Watch out for slippery surfaces and sheer drops.
Parking is available at Broad Pavement, St Margaret's Loch, Dunsapie Loch and Duddingston Loch car parks.
You must pay for the parking near Holyrood Palace (Broad Pavement). The cost is £1 an hour (minimum charge £1).
Charges apply from 8.30am to 5.30pm daily, except on:
- Easter Monday
- 25 and 26 December
- 1 January
Historic Scotland Members are not exempt from the charges.