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Guided Walk: Holyrood Park, Edinburgh – Hot Rocks

9 October @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

- Free

Second in a series of two walks. Join an expert geologist and a Ranger on a 3 hour guided walk to discover the fascinating geological history of Holyrood Park. Discover fossilised lagoons, walk on lava and find out more about Edinburgh’s own James Hutton (the father of modern geology).

Route contains rough tracks, uneven and boggy terrain, steep inclines and declines. Please contact the Ranger Service for more information. Content aimed at ages 12 and up. For more information please contact the Ranger Service on 0131 652 8150 or rangers@hes.scot.

Free, booking essential: book here


Outdoor event - longSuitable for adults and young peopleLevel of prior knowledge - intermediateLocation - outdoors


Subject Area - Volcanoes and Igneous RocksSubject Area - Fossils


An event in the Scottish Geology Festival, organised by the Scottish Geology Trust.
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Details

Date:
9 October
Time:
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

Holyrood Park
Queen's Drive
Edinburgh, EH8 8HG United Kingdom
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Organiser

Historic Environment Scotland
Phone:
0131 652 8150
Email:
rangers@hes.scot
View Organiser Website

Details

Date:
9 October
Time:
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

Holyrood Park
Queen's Drive
Edinburgh, EH8 8HG United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Organiser

Historic Environment Scotland
Phone:
0131 652 8150
Email:
rangers@hes.scot
View Organiser Website