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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.

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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Family foraging offers unique day out

Family foraging offers unique day out

05 Jun

Families looking for outdoor activities with a difference can try their hand at foraging. Dalkeith Country Park is hosting a special Family Foraging event, designed for both youngsters and adults. The session, which takes place […]

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Dalkeith welcomes With Kids Playground Project to Fort Douglas

Dalkeith welcomes With Kids Playground Project to Fort Douglas

31 May

Fort Douglas, within Dalkeith Country Park, last week played host to the inaugural Playground Project visit – organised by WithKids and WHALE Arts. Fifteen children and some parents had the opportunity to try out Fort […]

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Belle of the ball

Belle of the ball

16 May

Tiny tot Orla Sutherland (aged 18 months, from Glasgow) explores the sea of bluebells at Dalkeith Country Park. The Park is making the most of its blossoming bluebells with a special trail visitors can follow […]

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Dalkeith Country Park puts focus on youngsters during Year of Young People

Dalkeith Country Park puts focus on youngsters during Year of Young People

07 May

To celebrate the Year of Young People, Dalkeith Country Park is set to introduce a wave of initiatives aimed at capturing the imaginations of youngsters this year. A host of events taking place in the […]

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Get into the spirit of Gin Month at Restoration Yard

Get into the spirit of Gin Month at Restoration Yard

30 Apr

Restoration Yard is getting into the summer spirit with a dedicated focus on Scottish gin for the month of May. The unique retail, wellbeing and food destination in the heart of Dalkeith Country Park will […]

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Pirate fun held to celebrate playground expansion

Pirate fun held to celebrate playground expansion

23 Mar

Young adventurers were invited to come and walk the plank to celebrate the completion of an expansion project at Dalkeith Country Park’s popular playground. Youngsters were able to take part in a host of pirate […]

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Hop along to Dalkeith Country Park for Easter eggs-stravaganza

Hop along to Dalkeith Country Park for Easter eggs-stravaganza

21 Mar

An action-packed Easter activity programme is planned for Dalkeith Country Park promising lots of egg-cellent family fun during the holiday. From Friday 30th March to Monday 2nd April, visitors to the Park can join in […]

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