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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.

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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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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Survival skills workshops encourages families to enjoy the great outdoors

Survival skills workshops encourages families to enjoy the great outdoors

17 May

Bear Grylls fans have the chance to learn bushcraft survival skills of their own in the beautiful surroundings of Dalkeith Country Park. Run by experts from Primal Bushcraft and Survival, adults and children (aged eight […]

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Dalkeith Country Park scoops two conservation awards

Dalkeith Country Park scoops two conservation awards

04 May

Dalkeith Country Park has won two prestigious conservation awards in the past week. It scooped the ‘Regeneration and Conservation Award’ at this year’s Edinburgh Architectural Association (EAA) Awards and the ‘Building Conservation Award’ at RICS […]

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Scottish artisan food and drink makers to showcase products at Restoration Yard

Scottish artisan food and drink makers to showcase products at Restoration Yard

27 Apr

A selection of Scottish food and drink producers will be showcasing their artisan products at a foodie focused event in Dalkeith this weekend. Restoration Yard is hosting a ‘meet the makers’ event on Saturday 29 […]

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Egg-cellent time had by all at Dalkeith Country Park

Egg-cellent time had by all at Dalkeith Country Park

18 Apr

Youngsters from Edinburgh and beyond took part in and egg hunt and rolled their eggs at Dalkeith Country Park during its Easter celebrations.   A wide selection of egg-citing family activities took place throughout the […]

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Easter egg-stravaganza at Dalkeith Country Park

Easter egg-stravaganza at Dalkeith Country Park

05 Apr

Visitors to Dalkeith Country Park this Easter are in for a treat with a selection of fun-filled events taking place across the long weekend. Between Friday 14 and Monday 17 April (10am to 4pm), youngsters […]

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Dalkeith Country Park staff test out new wheels for Fort Douglas playground

Dalkeith Country Park staff test out new wheels for Fort Douglas playground

31 Mar

Staff at Dalkeith Country Park have put its new tractor fleet through its paces. The fleet forms part of a new toddler tractor trail which will open just in time for Easter. The mini John […]

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