Holyrood Holiday Club: Holyrood Rocks!!

Join a ranger and travel back in time 350 million years to discover the fascinating story behind the rocks of Holyrood Park.

Holyrood Holiday Club: Holyrood Rocks!!

About Holyrood Holiday Club: Holyrood Rocks!!

24th July 2019
9.30am - 12.30pm
Holyrood Park
Holyrood Park Queen's Dr, Edinburgh East EH8 8HG
This is a free event
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Join a ranger and travel back in time 350 million years to discover the fascinating story behind the rocks of Holyrood Park, from volcanos to an ancient beach!

Aimed at ages 10-14.

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