Dog Friendly Day Out in Scotland

South & Borders

Telephone: 0131 668 8800

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Key Info:
At the foot of the Canongate, Edinburgh, in the grounds of the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Access to Holyrood Abbey is through the Palace of Holyroodhouse.

The ruined nave of the 12th and 13th century abbey church, built for Augustinian canons. Abbey and palace administered by the Lord Chamberlain. Admission charged. Abbey Strand The three-storey building on Abbey Strand has its origins in the late 15th or early 16th century. It was partly rebuilt in 1544 and was heavily restored in 1916. The buildings to the east began as an extension to the west tenement in the mid 16th century. View exterior only. Abbey Strand currently houses a Historic Scotland bookshop.

Opening Times:
Visit Historic Scotland's website for details.

Dog Restrictions:
Dogs are permitted in the grounds if kept on a leash. They are not permitted in roofed buildings. Owners are asked to be sensitive to the effect of their dogs on others, esepcially children. Poop scoops are available from the steward at staffed sites. Please clear up after your dog.

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