Around the old volcanic plug of Arthur's Seat, lies the green space known as Holyrood Park. The area has been known as Queen's Park and also King's Park in times gone by and was created as a royal hunting park in the 12th century. Part of the park is known as Dunsapie Hill and is the site of several prehistoric forts. Dunsapie Fort occupies the hill and stands at about 476ft above sea level. The information board says of the hill fort, that it is "... about 2000 years old. Behind the crag, to the east are traces of a small farmstead connected to the fort by an outlying rampart..."
Corvus monedula). Making a lot of noise as they flitted about collecting twigs for their nests which they were building in holes in the stone walls.