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The latest news from Dalkeith Country Park

There’s always something happening at Dalkeith Country Park. So to keep you up to speed with everything that’s going down – or being put up – we’ll post the latest news, articles and stories here.

Fort Douglas set to receive spook-tacular make-over

Fort Douglas set to receive spook-tacular make-over

18 Oct

A spook-tacular wonderland for youngsters will be created at Dalkeith Country Park to celebrate Halloween. Fort Douglas is set to be transformed into a haunted playground with plenty of ghosts, witches and pumpkins for children […]

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Visit Dalkeith Country Park for fun in the forest

Visit Dalkeith Country Park for fun in the forest

12 Oct

Autumn themed activities are set to ensure kids have fun in the forest this half-term at Dalkeith Country Park. Taking place between Monday 16 and Thursday 19 October, youngsters will be able to try their […]

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Seek out wildlife at Dalkeith Country Park

Seek out wildlife at Dalkeith Country Park

22 Sep

Adventurers can explore the breath-taking scenery of Dalkeith Country Park for tracks and signs left behind by its abundance of wildlife. The session, which takes place on Saturday 23 September, will be led by a […]

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Dalkeith Country Park unveils plans  for sky-high family adventures

Dalkeith Country Park unveils plans for sky-high family adventures

14 Sep

Dalkeith Country Park has revealed exciting plans to expand Fort Douglas as part of a £300,000 investment – just one year after opening the popular children’s playground. Since opening in July 2016 the 1,000m2 playground […]

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Chance to explore Park’s history

Chance to explore Park’s history

06 Sep

Locals and history buffs have the chance to explore the fascinating history of Dalkeith Country Park during a special Discover Dalkeith tour on 10 September. The guided walk will take visitors on a journey through […]

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Unicorn sculpture takes up residence at Dalkeith Country Park

Unicorn sculpture takes up residence at Dalkeith Country Park

10 Aug

A 7ft unicorn sculpture has arrived at Dalkeith Country Park and will be on display for visitors to enjoy. The magnificent figure was unveiled on National Unicorn Day in April at Crawick Mulitverse, a 55-acre […]

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Action-packed summer activities at Dalkeith Country Park

Action-packed summer activities at Dalkeith Country Park

04 Aug

An action-packed programme of events to keep children busy during the summer holidays has been unveiled for Dalkeith Country Park. Families can try their hand at archery, axe throwing, zorbing or take a spin around […]

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Dalkeith Country Park set to welcome Fringe ‘Sea Hames’ performances

Dalkeith Country Park set to welcome Fringe ‘Sea Hames’ performances

01 Aug

Dalkeith Country Park will serve as the spectacular backdrop for a Fringe performance this summer. For the first time, the Park has become a registered Fringe venue and will welcome acclaimed theatrical dance company Oceanallover […]

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Restoration Yard celebrates first year

Restoration Yard celebrates first year

25 Jul

The team at one of Scotland’s premier retail, food and wellbeing destinations raised their glasses this week to celebrate its first anniversary. Restoration Yard at Dalkeith Country Park opened its doors to the public in […]

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Mum’s the word with Restoration Yard and Edinburgh Gossip Girls

Mum’s the word with Restoration Yard and Edinburgh Gossip Girls

24 May

Edinburgh mums are being offered the chance to enjoy some precious time to themselves, thanks to a new event by Edinburgh Gossip Girls and Restoration Yard. Mama’s Restorative Breakfast Club will meet for the first […]

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