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Holyrood Park & Arthurs Seat

Edinburgh Category Outdoor Activities, Nature & Wildlife, Historic Sites
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Holyrood Park is a short walk from Edinburgh’s Royal Mile in the heart of the city. It is a 640 acre Royal Park adjacent to Holyrood Palace. The parks highest point is Arthurs Seat, an inactive volcano, and sits 251metres above sea level, giving excellent views of the city; it is also the site of a large and well sealed fort. Within the park you can also visit St Anthony’s Chapel - a 15th century medieval chapel, Salisbury Crags – a series of 150 foot cliff faces dominating Edinburgh’s skyline as well as Duddingston Loch – a fresh water loch rich in birdlife.

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