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Wildlife & Nature
Spring in Scotland
Spring Has Sprung at Dalkeith Country Park

Spring has sprung at Dalkeith Country Park! The flowers are blooming, bees are buzzing and the days are getting longer...

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Wildlife & Nature
Roe Deer at Dalkeith Country Park
Where and When to Spot Winter Wildlife

The cool winter months provide a whole new picture of The Park, ready to be explored by our visitors. Here's what to keep your eyes and ears open for during your winter visit to Dalkeith Country Park.

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Wildlife & Nature
Winter at Dalkeith Country Park
Choose Your Winter Walk

If taking to the outdoors is your favourite past time, let us help you pick your next adventure. With the colder months incoming, it's all change along the waymarked trails.

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Wildlife & Nature
Christmas Tree Care
5 Top Tips for Christmas Tree Care

Planning on buying a real tree this Christmas? We've got some expert tips to help you keep those pine needles looking and smelling fresher for longer, ensuring you get the most out of your spruce, especially if you're putting up decorations early this year.

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Wildlife & Nature
The Old Oak Wood at Dalkeith Country Park
Old Wood Walk Temporarily Closed To Protect Ancient Oaks

We will be closing the Old Wood walk from Monday 06 November 2023 for the Winter. Keep an eye here and our social pages for opening.

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Wildlife & Nature
The acorn journey
The Acorn Journey at Dalkeith Country Park

Find out how our Park team are growing the diversity of the Old Oak Woodland through the use of our very own acorns.

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Wildlife & Nature
Heritage Tree Hotspot
Dalkeith Country Park Named Heritage Tree Hotspot

Dalkeith Country Park has been revealed as a heritage tree hotspot after experts recorded 500 ancient, veteran and notable oaks over the last year.  

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Wildlife & Nature
Hedgehog in autumn leaves
Top five things to look out for this Autumn

Get all of your autumnal top tips from our very own Park Ranger - Kieran Playfair - as he tells us the five things to look out for around Dalkeith Country Park this season. 

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Attractions
spaniel running through bluebells
Treat your dog at Dalkeith Country Park

They are a huge part of our families and bring so much joy to our lives, so it's only right that we spoil them from time to time. Luckily for our four legged friends, this Thursday 10 Aug is Spoil Your Dog Day.

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