Visit a Place

Take The High Road

Selected dates until Tuesday 27 June 2023

Holyrood Park

Join a Ranger on a guided walk around Holyrood Park's High Road. Enjoy spectacular views and learn more about Holyrood's rich and varied geology, archaeology and history.

We will also keep a look out for the many amazing plants and animals that can be seen on this historic route.

Tuesday 27 June 2023


Free but booking essential


  • Meeting place: Holyrood Park Information Centre, 2 Horse Wynd, EH8 8AZ
  • Grade: Moderate. The route is over 3 miles long and contains some slopes including one long, steeper section. Surface is tarmacked pavement. .
  • Route: Loop of the Queen's Drive. This may change.
  • 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
  • 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