Spring into Easter fun at Dalkeith Country Park
Join us for an egg-stravaganza of family fun & events this Easter holiday. Experience the thrill of the Fort Douglas Easter Festival, where adventure awaits at every turn. Lace up your running shoes for the 1k Bunny Fun Run, a high-energy dash through our picturesque country park. Let your littles unleash their creativity at the Kids’ Easter Workshops, where imaginations soar and crafts come to life. And don’t miss the chance to share a magical morning on Easter Sunday, when you can join the Easter Bunny for Breakfast.
Fort Douglas Easter Festival
Join us over the Easter weekend for the wonderful Fort Douglas Easter Festival – where adventure play meets Easter excitement in the heart of Dalkeith Country Park!
We’re bringing the best of Scottish street food, a brand new Zorbing Cannon Ball run, face painting, a scavenger hunt and of course the Easter Bunny to our adventure playground from Good Friday to Easter Monday.
Bunny Fun Run
Take part in our 1k Bunny Fun Run on Sunday 07 April ~ family fun for everyone with two or four legs ~ yes dogs are welcome too!
Hop down early to collect your bunny ears and get your bunny nose and whiskers face painted, then line up at the starting line where the Easter Bunny will start the race. Taking place outside Dalkeith Palace, our family fun run is the perfect way to hop off all those chocolate eggs. With face painting and bunny ears for all taking part, we’ll also award prizes for the first bunny to cross the finish line.
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
Join the Easter Bunny for Breakfast on Easter Sunday. The Kitchen at Restoration Yard is hosting an Easter Breakfast stacked high with pancakes and a visit from the Easter Bunny! Each child under the age of 12 will also receive an Easter egg.
Breakfast with Bunny is taking place on Sunday 31 March from 09.00 – 10.00.
Kids' Easter Workshops
Join the fun and get creative on our Kids’ Easter workshops. Our programme of events is running from Friday 29 March to Sunday 7 April and includes Easter craft workshops, gingerbread house decorating and Easter cookie decorating workshops.
Our Easter workshops for children are held in our bright and spacious event loft, above The Store at Restoration Yard.