Visit a Place

Military March

Saturday 28 September 2024

Holyrood Park

Join a ranger to discover over 4000 years of military activity in Holyrood Park, from the Bronze Age up to the 20th century.

Saturday 28 September 2024


Free but booking essential


  • Meeting place: Holyrood Park Information Centre, Horse Wynd (opposite Scottish Parliament buildings) Postcode: EH8 8AZ
  • Grade: Strenuous.
  • Route: contains rough tracks, uneven and boggy terrain, steep inclines and declines and may include an occasional scramble. Route may not suitable for disabled people, please contact the Ranger Service for more information
  • Age: This walk may not be suitable for children under 12 years
  • What to Bring: Warm, waterproof clothing and sturdy footwear with good grips. A snack and a drink
  • Toilets: are available at the Holyrood Park Education Centre (EH8 8HG). No toilets on the walk itself
  • Parking: Broad Pavement Car Park (off Queen's Drive, next to Holyrood Palace). Parking charges apply. Free for blue badge holders
  • Road closures: Holyrood Park roads are closed every Saturday and Sunday. Local roads and car parks may be subject to closures. Please contact the Ranger Service or call 0131 652 8150 for more information
  • Dogs are not permitted except assistance dogs