- Holyrood, Edinburgh
Holyrood is an area in
Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. Located immediately to the east of the city centre, at the end of the Royal Mile, Holyrood was once in the separate burghof Canongatebefore the expansion of Edinburgh in 1856. Westerly parts of Holyrood, excluding Holyrood Park, are roughly synonymous with the Canongateand Dumbiedykesareas.
Holyrood includes the following sites:
# The modern
Palace of Holyroodhouse, the official residence of the monarch in Scotland.
# The ruins of
Holyrood Park, an expansive royal park surrounding the palace.
Moray House School of Education.
Our Dynamic Earth.
# A number of residential, light commercial, and government properties.
Holyrood, disambiguation page
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* [http://www.royalparks.gov.uk/ Royal Parks]
* [http://www.dynamicearth.co.uk/ Our Dynamic Earth]
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