5 tips to climbing Arthurs Seat

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Climbing Arthur’s seat is a fun and great way to see Edinburgh. It provides views and vistas of an ancient city that is still thriving. As well as this, it is also a great lock down activity. As the many paths leave a lot of room to distance and have a great time.

Is Arthur’s seat a Volcano?

Arthur’s seat, is indeed an extinct volcano.

Which city sits on an extinct volcano?

Edinburgh sits on an extinct volcano.

How high is Arthur’s seat in Edinburgh?


Can you drive up Arthur’s seat in Edinburgh?

No, you cannot actually drive up the mountain, but you can park in the nearby carpark and walk.

How long does it take to climb Arthurs’ seat?

Depending on ability, only around 30-60 minutes.


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