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Following the Scottish Government's announcement that restrictions are expected to relax, some of our staffed sites will reopen on Friday 30 April. Tickets available now.


Park roads

The High Road remains closed to all vehicles, with a one-way system in place for cyclists.

Saturday & Sunday road closures 

All roads in the park are closed to vehicles (all road users if an event is taking place): 

  • Closures commence from 8.15am - 9am
  • Roads begin reopening from 3pm - 3.45pm 

Map of Holyrood Park Road Closures [PDF, 608KB]

Map of Holyrood Park including road and footpath names [PDF, 1.95MB]

Other road closures

The High Road is closed to all vehicles and a one way system is in place for cyclists.

Dunsapie Loch Car Park is currently closed.

For closure updates please follow us on Twitter (#hsclosure) or visit our closure page. We also notify @edintravel of any closures. 

Park roads may open or close for longer or at other times.

This may happen because of:

  • maintenance work
  • a large public event
  • an accident
  • rock fall
  • ice and snow

We publicise details of additional or extended road closures on radio, Twitter and traffic news services. Yellow information signs may also be used in the park to give advance warning of changes, where it is practical to do so.

External Events

From time to time park roads are closed due to external events. Details are available to download in PDF format from this page and are accurate at the time of production, but subject to change. The most up to date information can be found on the organisers' website.

There are no large events planned in Holyrood Park at present.

Guidance for holding an event at Holyrood Park

Traffic Regulations 

The Ranger Service work with @EdinburghPolice to enforce traffic regulations in the Park. Speeding cars and dangerous driving should be reported to the police directly using 101.

Historic Scotland

Opening times

Open year-round.

Please be aware the Radical Road footpath is currently closed.

The High Road is closed to all vehicles and a one way system is in place for cyclists.

At weekends, all roads are closed to vehicles:
Closures commence from 8.15am - 9am. Roads begin reopening from 3pm - 3.45pm

Dunsapie Loch Car Park is currently closed.


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