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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.

King’s Gate Re-opens December 1st

King’s Gate Re-opens December 1st

29 Nov

Early in 2018, a delivery truck drove into and damaged Dalkeith Country Park’s iconic King’s Gate. Built in 1851, the gates and the entrance they guard are steeped in history. The gateway and its gates […]

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INTERVIEW: Santa

INTERVIEW: Santa

27 Nov

So the arrival of the real, actual Santa in Dalkeith Park Country is this Saturday, December 1st. Before he heads into his magical Grotto in Restoration Yard, to meet with all your children this December, […]

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Country Park Manager Cameron Manson Retires After 30 Years

Country Park Manager Cameron Manson Retires After 30 Years

30 Oct

After over 30 years, Dalkeith Country Park is saying a fond farewell to a man that has been the life, soul and, most importantly, the guardian of every inch of the 2,000 acre estate. Meet […]

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Dalkeith Country Park invests £285,000 in new ‘Sky Maze’ at Fort Douglas

Dalkeith Country Park invests £285,000 in new ‘Sky Maze’ at Fort Douglas

11 Sep

The £285,000 ‘Sky Maze’ – which begins construction this week – features a thrilling sky-high network of twisting, turning walkways, treehouses, ramps, rope bridges and huge slides created for the bravest of young adventurers and […]

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Restoration Café serves up delicious new menu

Restoration Café serves up delicious new menu

09 Aug

Restoration Café has unveiled a brand new menu including an expanded breakfast offering and scrumptious dessert menu. The Café, which is set within the stunning surroundings of Dalkeith Country Park, sources as much of its […]

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Fun-filled weekends to keep families busy this August

Fun-filled weekends to keep families busy this August

03 Aug

Families can enjoy action-packed weekends throughout the remainder of the school holidays with a series of themed events at Dalkeith Country Park. Taking place in the craft den located in the Fort Douglas playground, the […]

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Youngsters get crafty

Youngsters get crafty

26 Jul

Lucas Ball and Kiki Griffiths (both aged three) tried their hand at some of the activities on offer at the craft den in Fort Douglas, Dalkeith Country Park. Youngsters can take part in a variety […]

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Restoration Yard offers kids some summer R&R

Restoration Yard offers kids some summer R&R

19 Jul

A more chilled out summer holiday period could be on the cards for parents thanks to Wellbeing Lab at Restoration Yard. Parents are facing the prospect of six weeks of entertaining energetic children – so […]

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Sizzling summer activities at Dalkeith Country Park

Sizzling summer activities at Dalkeith Country Park

11 Jul

Youngsters can make the most of the summer holidays with a host of exciting activities at Dalkeith Country Park. A brand new craft den has opened within Fort Douglas playground offering everything from kite making […]

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Delicious event brewing at Restoration Yard

Delicious event brewing at Restoration Yard

13 Jun

Hot on the heels of Restoration Yard’s ‘Gin Month’, June sees the focus switch to Scottish craft beers and the perfect accompaniment – tasty BBQ treats. ‘Beer and BBQ Month’ culminates in a special sampling […]

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