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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 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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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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