School & Group Bookings

School & Group Bookings

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School & Group Visits

Dalkeith Country Park is an adventure waiting to happen. Whether you’re a play worker looking for toddler activities or a teacher searching for a fun class trip out, we can help. You’ll find the following here at Fort Douglas:

    • Two zones: one for toddler play and another for ages 5+ with age appropriate equipment
    • Capacity for larger groups
    • Easy coach drop off space and parking available
    • Excellent admission rates with complimentary teacher/group leader places
    • Secure perimeter around the playground for your peace of mind
    • Extra activities available such as den building for additional learning opportunities
    • Open 7 days a week
    • Our equipment is also adult friendly and suitable for adult/child integration groups

Teacher/Group Leader: Pupil Ratios

For the safety of everyone, we ask that the following teacher/group leader to pupil ratio is followed. These teachers will receive a complimentary entry pass:

Early years: 1 teacher: 5 children
Primary School: 1 teacher: 10 children
Secondary School: 1 teacher: 15 children


Peak Pricing (weekends & school holidays)

Up to 24 months: FREE*
Joint adult & child: £8.00
Extra child: £4.50
Extra adult: £2.50

Off Peak Pricing (midweek, term time)**

Up to 24 months: FREE*
Joint adult & child: £5.00
Extra child: £3.00
Extra adult: £1.00

*Adults with a baby up to 24 months pay the ‘extra adult’ price of either £1 or £2.50.

**Peak Pricing applies during weekends and school holiday dates. The holidays dates are 30th March – 16th April, 7th – 8th May, 2nd July – 31st August, 17th September, 8th October – 22nd October and 26th December – 7th January.

Booking a group or school visit

We’d love to hear how we can help your group. To speak with a member of the team to find out more or book, please call 0131 654 1666 or email [email protected]