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Roam through a city park like no other. Holyrood Park’s dramatic hills and crags shape Edinburgh’s unforgettable skyline, and its history and archaeology span thousands of years.

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Arthur’s Seat

Roam through a city park like no other. Holyrood Park’s dramatic hills and crags shape Edinburgh’s unforgettable skyline, and its history and archaeology span thousands of years.

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Read our guide to the best free attractions in Edinburgh, plan your trip with our expert reviews.

Explore Calton Hill!

Standing guard over the eastern end of Princes Street comes another great urban vantage point in the form of this 100 metre mound.

Explore Dean Village!

Allow at least a couple of hours for this wander, no need to follow any set route, and see a very different side to Edinburgh’s eclectic appeal.

Explore The Meadows!

Looking at its green and pleasant expanse today, it’s hard to think The Meadows once used to be a loch. Whilst the Nor Loch (now Princes Street Gardens)

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