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Magnificent Minibeasts

Wednesday 10 July 2024

Holyrood Park

Meet the magnificent minibeasts that make their home at Holyrood Park! Join rangers for minibeast hunts and insect surveys and learn about the importance of insects and other invertebrates to the environment

We will have minibeast experts from the National Museum of Scotland and Buglife at the event, who have expertise in all things beetles, lacewings, slugs and snails.

Wednesday 10 July 2024


Free drop-in event

Age: This event is suitable for children aged 8 and above. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times

Grade: Easy

Toilets: Toilets are available at the Holyrood Park Education Centre (EH8 8HG).

Parking: Broad Pavement Car Park (off Queen's Drive, next to Holyrood Palace). Parking charges are £1 per hour. Charges apply 8.30am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday (except Public Holidays). Parking is 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 for more information, 0131 652 8150

Disabled access: The route is wheelchair accessible although may involve rough tracks and slopes. Please contact us if you have any access requirements and we will do our best to adapt the activities. Please contact the Ranger Service for more information.

Dogs: Dogs are not permitted except assistance dogs.