Looking out just northeast of Arthur's Seat across Holyrood Park towards the Firth of Forth, in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Arthur's Seat is the main peak of Holyrood park, being the peak of an extinct volcano. It rises to a height of 251 metres above sea level, providing excellent views of Edinburgh and the surrounding area.
Holyrood Park itself was created in 1541 when King James V of Scotland had the area enclosed with a stone wall. The park is scheduled as an ancient monument and site of special scientific interest due to its landscape, history, and wildlife.