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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.

Dalkeith Country Park spreads some festive cheer with Christmas tree donations

Dalkeith Country Park spreads some festive cheer with Christmas tree donations

14 Dec

Two local organisations have received an early Christmas present from Dalkeith Country Park in the form of a real Christmas tree. Rosslyn Chapel and Woodburn Primary School both received a Nordmann Fir tree from the […]

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Escape the Christmas crowds at Restoration Yard

Escape the Christmas crowds at Restoration Yard

28 Nov

Christmas has officially arrived at Restoration Yard, with the first of its festive events kicking off this week. Keen shoppers can escape the Christmas rush in Edinburgh city centre at an exclusive one-off evening of […]

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Restoration Café unveils festive menu months in the making

Restoration Café unveils festive menu months in the making

16 Nov

Dalkeith Country Park’s Restoration Café has unveiled its festive lunch menu which features a dessert that has been months in the making. The award-winning café’s menu, created by Head Chef Kenny Sheekey, offers something special […]

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In search of signs of alien life at Dalkeith Country Park

In search of signs of alien life at Dalkeith Country Park

13 Nov

Rangers at Dalkeith Country Park will be taking wildlife enthusiasts on a tour of the area in search of alien species. However they are not quite of the extra-terrestrial variety – this workshop will identify […]

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DALKEITH COUNTRY PARK LIGHTS UP RED FOR POPPYSCOTLAND

DALKEITH COUNTRY PARK LIGHTS UP RED FOR POPPYSCOTLAND

10 Nov

Dalkeith Country Park is joining a host of Scotland’s most famous buildings, structures and sculptures, in lighting up Poppy red to raise awareness for the annual fundraising campaign run by Poppyscotland. The 19th Century, 12 […]

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Spook-tacular activities keep youngsters busy

Spook-tacular activities keep youngsters busy

09 Nov

Local youngsters including three-year-old Sam Have, from Edinburgh, enjoyed some creepy colouring in as part of Dalkeith Country Park’s Halloween celebrations. Fort Douglas was transformed into a Halloween wonderland and prizes were awarded for the […]

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Dalkeith Country Park welcomes new Commercial Director

Dalkeith Country Park welcomes new Commercial Director

30 Oct

Dalkeith Country Park has today announced the appointment of a new Commercial Director. Remko Plooij, a seasoned operations manager, joins the team following two years as Director of Operations for Edinburgh Leisure. With more than […]

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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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