GETTING HERE

Situated at the foot of Arthur’s Seat and neighboring the Scottish Parliament and the Palace of Holyroodhouse, Dynamic Earth is accessible through a number of sustainable routes, including walking, bus and cycle links, and has a 24-hour car park.

GETTING TO
DYNAMIC EARTH

Dynamic Earth
Holyrood Road
Edinburgh
EH8 8AS

BY FOOT

Dynamic Earth is (approximately) a 20-minute walk from Edinburgh City Centre. Accessible from Holyrood Road, Holyrood Gait and a public footpath from Horse Wynd.

BY BIKE

Dynamic Earth is close to the National Cycle Network, with connections via Holyrood Park. We have bike racks located outside the building on Holyrood Road. Click here to help plan your cycle route: https://www.cyclestreets.net/

BY BUS

There are several open top tour buses which make regular stops at Dynamic Earth. The number 35 stops a 3-minute walk away from Dynamic Earth. Alternative routes include the 5, 7, 14, 29, 30, 31, 33, 37, 45 and 49 which stop on North Bridge and are a 10-minute walk away along Holyrood Road. Please visit the Lothian Buses website for more information.

BY TRAIN

The nearest train station is Edinburgh Waverley, which is a 15-minute walk away, when leaving from the Market Street exit. Up-to-date train times and tickets can be found at the Trainline website.

BY CAR

Dynamic Earth has a 24-hour car park located underneath the building, for which charges to apply. Spaces are allocated on a first-come-first-serve basis and cannot be reserved beforehand. The car park has a height limit of 2.3 meters.

Dynamic Earth has six EV charging points, located on the left-hand side of the car park, just after the entry barrier. Each charging bay is clearly marked with a ‘Priority EV Charging Point.’ For more information, please click to see our help to use guide here.

We have six disabled parking bays in our car park. Their location can be found in our Access Statement. Free parking is available for all Blue Badge Holders, parking tickets must be validated at the ticket desk or our security entrance before leaving.

Please be aware of the Edinburgh Low Emission Zone (LEZ), when travelling to us by car. Our car park can be reached directly via Holyrood Road or Holyrood Gait. Cars which do not meet the LEZ standards are not able to enter our turning circle at the front of the building unless they are exempt. For more information on the LEZ, and to ensure your vehicle complies, visit the Low Emission Zone website here.

As part of our charitable mission, we are committed to empowering people with understanding and empathy for planet Earth and its future. We ask you to please consider environmental impact when choosing how to travel to Dynamic Earth.

PARKING CHARGES

TIME

PRICE

Up to 1 hour

£3.50

1 – 2 hours

£7.00

2 – 3 hours

£10.00

3 – 4 hours

£12.00

4 – 5 hours

£14.00

5 – 6 hours

£17.00

6 – 7 hours

£20.00

7 – 24 hours

£23.00

EV PARKING CHARGES

£0.50 per kWh

£0.05 Idle Fee per minute

(30 minute grace period)