The Great British Dog Walk is an annual event in aid of Hearing Dogs for Deaf People. We will have:
A free doggie bandana for each adult ticket purchased
Working hearing dogs at the walk who you can meet
Fun activities for all the family
Stalls with gifts and refreshments
And by simply joining us on the day, you will help us to train more adorable puppies to change the lives of deaf people.
Registration: 10am; Walks begin: 11am
Cost: Adults: £10 online, On the day £12; Children (under 16): Free
Distance: 5km (Family Route) or 6.5km (Scenic Route)
Terrain: The 5km route is wheelchair and pushchair friendly and follows the road and path around the park. The 6.5km route is on varied terrain and is steep as it approaches Arthur's Seat (not suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs).
Parking: Free parking at Broad Pavement Car Park, adjacent to event site.
More: It is a 640 acre Royal Park adjacent to Holyrood Palace. The parks highest point is Arthurs Seat, an ancient volcano, and sits 251m above sea level giving excellent view of the city; it is also the site of a large and well preserved fort. This is one of four hill forts dating from around 2000 years ago. With its diverse range of flora and geology it is also site of Special Scientific Interest. (information from VisitScotland website)