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Events

Discover what’s on at Dalkeith Country Park throughout the year.

If you’re looking for things to do near Edinburgh, Dalkeith Country Park is the perfect spot. Throughout the year we host a range of events from outdoor festivals to Fort Douglas activities and Restoration Yard workshops.

Christmas Meet The Makers at Restoration Yard

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Dec

19

Christmas Meet The Makers at Restoration Yard

This Christmas, come and Meet The Makers behind the delicious produce in The Foodhall at Restoration Yard at the weekend Christmas Meet The Maker pop-ups. With a plethora of local ...

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Festive Wreath Making Workshops

Nov

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Dec

12

Festive Wreath Making Workshops

Set your most creative festive spirit free this December. Come make a beautiful Christmas wreath with our Restoration Yard expert.

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Santa’s Grotto

Nov

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Dec

24

Santa’s Grotto

Santa and his elves are coming to Dalkeith Country Park to give your kids an unforgettably magical experience this Christmas (and we're pretty sure he's the real one).

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Spectacle of Light

Dec

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Jan

02

Spectacle of Light

Welcome to Dalkeith Country Park’s festive light experience, the magical after-dark family adventure! Join us this year for Spectacle of Light 2021.

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Breakfast With Santa

Dec

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Dec

19

Breakfast With Santa

Make the lead up to Christmas even more magical for you and your little elves by treating yourselves to Breakfast with Santa at The Kitchen.

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Santa Fun Run & Elf Dash

Dec

12

Santa Fun Run & Elf Dash

Run as Santa Claus for a most worthy cause. Our festive 5km fun run through the magical woodlands of Dalkeith Country Park is the perfect way to stave off those inevitable Christmas calories whilst doing your bit for charity.

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Paint your own Christmas decoration – kids workshop

Dec

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Dec

19

Paint your own Christmas decoration – kids workshop

Personalise your tree with your kids’ artistic endeavours. In this fun, hands-on workshop kids of all ages can paint and glitter pre-made clay decorations and walk away with two unique pieces of keep-forever festive art.

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