A truly magical Christmas awaits you at Dalkeith Country Park. Our programme of festive events is bursting with fun and plenty of festive sparkle.
Bring the magic of Christmas to life with a wonderful activity in Santa’s Workshop. Little ones will enjoy a fabulous array of Christmas events including Cookie Decorating, Gingerbread House Decorating, Christmas Crafts and Elf Storytelling.
Our Christmas activities for kids’ are suitable for those aged 2 to 15 years old and run from Saturday 25 Nov to Saturday 23 Dec.
Our apothecary and foliage themed workshops for adults are perfect for providing festive feels.
From Saturday 25 Nov to Sunday 17 Dec, try your hand at wreath or table setting at the festive foliage workshops, with expert guidance from Florlas Creations. Supercharge your festive feels and get creative with fresh flowers, dried fruits & foliage collected from The Park.
On Saturday 02 Dec and Sunday 03 Dec, adults can also join Scotts Apothecary for a range of aromatic workshops. Enjoy creating natural candles, luxury perfume or bath salts. Perfect for beauty hacks and natural ingredient lovers!
For the whole family
As it’s the season for memory making and celebrating togetherness, a family Christmas tree excursion or Elf Dash through The Park is definitely on the cards.
Join the festive 1k fun run for all the family. Little legs, babies in buggies and all your four-legged friends can join our Elf Dash. With prizes for the best festively dressed elf and most jolly looking dressed up dog.
And we’re not forgetting the festive pièce de résistance. Round up the family decision makers and get your festive feels started with a real Nordmann Fir Christmas Tree. Our Christmas trees will be on sale from 25 November 2023.
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If a relaxed day out filled with shopping, dining, and a Christmas tune or two is your idea of heaven…we can do that too!
Restoration Yard will be your best Christmas companion. The Store is an emporium of gifts for her, him, kids and special festive food galore. The Kitchen will keep you fuelled during your day out with breakfast, lunch and brunch menus aplenty. And the cherry top comes in the form of Christmas choirs, who will be taking to the Orangerie to belt out Christmas songs.