Fort Douglas Easter Festival

Friday 29 Mar - Monday 01 Apr

Welcome to the Fort Douglas Easter Festival – where adventure play meets Easter excitement in the heart of Dalkeith Country Park! Over the Easter weekend, we’re bringing the best of Scottish street food, a brand new Zorbing Cannon Ball run and of course the Easter Bunny to our adventure playground.

Fort Douglas Easter Festival

Where Adventure Meets Easter Magic

Indulge your taste buds with tasty offerings from the best of Scottish street food traders, then brace yourself for an adrenaline rush on the zorbing cannon ball run. Let your imagination soar with Easter face painting, and join in the hunt for hidden treasures on the Easter scavenger hunt. Don’t forget to pay a visit to the Bunny Bothy to meet the Easter Bunny and treat yourself at the Candy Floss Cabin. And of course Fort Douglas adventure playground is at the heart of all the fun!

zorbing & face paiting at Fort Douglas

Zany Zorbing & Face Painting Fun

At the Fort Douglas Easter Festival, the excitement knows no bounds with the exhilarating Zorbing Cannon Ball Run and face painting stations!

Kids can bounce and roll inside giant inflatable balls in our dedicated Zorbing zone, while colourful face painting stations will transform them into mini Easter bunnies.

Easter bunny at Fort Douglas

Easter Bunny Bonanza: Hunt & Hangout

And the fun continues! Embark on an egg-citing adventure with the thrilling Easter Scavenger Hunt and visit to the Bunny Bothy to meet the Easter Bunny and capture your festival memories with a Bunny photo opp.

Kids will love scouring Fort Douglas for hidden treasures and hunting down clues, while the Bunny Bothy provides the perfect opportunity to snap photos and share special moments with everyone’s favourite Easter Bunny.

candy floss

The Food Village

With a variety of tasty treats to choose from, kids (and adults!) can boost their energy levels to ensure maximum enjoyment throughout the festival.

From savoury bites provided by the best of Scottish street food traders to sweet treats from the Candy Floss Cabin, there’s something to satisfy every craving and keep the excitement going all session long. Keep an eye on our socials for street food trader updates.

Fort Douglas Adventure Playground

And Fort Douglas Fun!

As if you thought the fun ends there! Whether you’re a seasoned Fort Douglas visitor or embarking on your very first visit, the adventure playground is at the heart of our Easter Festival.

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 Easter adventures continue…

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