Fort Douglas Opening Hours
Fort Douglas is open 7 days a week with two sessions each day. Book your tickets online for a morning or afternoon visit. Our adventure playground can book up quickly, so please book your tickets online in advance – we like to avoid causing tears and tantrums! Our Summer opening hours are:
Morning session: 10.00 – 13.00
Afternoon session: 14.00 – 17.00
Join the adventure
Calling all young adventurers ~ operation fun awaits at Fort Douglas! Run, slide, fly, climb and explore the most magical adventure playground. Bridges and slides, turreted treehouses, zip wires, rope bridges, climbing walls and tunnels await. Perfect for children up to 12 years, with a toddler play area for under 5s. Let the adventures begin…
Ticket Booking & Prices
Book your child & adult tickets for Fort Douglas. Little adventurers love to climb, scramble and slide through the tunnels, towers and turreted tree houses of our adventure playground. With a dedicated toddler zone, ziplines and jumping pillows, Fort Douglas is one big adventure for children age up to 12 yrs. And adults can join in the fun too – all our play zones are designed for interactive play with your young explorers.
|Ticket Type||Peak Prices (Weekends & School Holidays*)||Off Peak Prices (Midweek & Term Time)|
|0 – 24 Months||Free||Free|
|2 – 4 Years||£6.50||£4.50|
|5 – 12 Years||£7.50||£5.50|
|Adult (13+ Years)||£3.00||£2.00|
* Peak Pricing applies during weekends and school holidays. School holiday dates are: 1st-6th January, 11th-21st February, 8th-25th April, 2nd-5th May, 2nd-3rd June, 1st July-2nd September, 19th September, 14th-25th October, 20th-31st December, 1st-5th January 2023.
Fort Douglas has joined Visit Scotland’s Great Days Out Campaign and is currently offering an incredible 50% off Fort Douglas tickets from Monday to Thursday until 2 June 2022. Simply use code Dayout22 at the checkout page and enjoy 50% off your Fort Douglas adventure.
To ensure our little visitors are kept safe, we don’t allow dogs inside Fort Douglas. There are also no adult only groups allowed – there are many other areas of Dalkeith Country Park you can explore instead.