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The latest news from Dalkeith Country Park

There’s always something happening at Dalkeith Country Park. So to keep you up to speed with everything that’s going down – or being put up – we’ll post the latest news, articles and stories here.

Covid-19

Covid-19

28 May

At Dalkeith Country Park, Fort Douglas and Restoration Yard, the safety of our customers and colleagues is our number one priority. The Park remains open for fresh air and exercise and, in light of the […]

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Meet Ross, our new Assistant Park Manager

Meet Ross, our new Assistant Park Manager

27 Apr

From axe-throwing to protecting our Old Oak Wood, Ross tells us about his journey to his new job and how he’s keeping busy in the park during ‘lockdown’ to keep it safe and beautiful What’s […]

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Creating Future Connections: Town Gate Pathway

Creating Future Connections: Town Gate Pathway

19 Mar

* This project is postponed til further notice due to the Covid-19 outbreak. Read our full response here.* Dalkeith Country Park is working in partnership with Midlothian Council to improve access from the town centre […]

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OLD WOOD WALK TEMPORARILY CLOSED TO PROTECT ANCIENT OAKS

OLD WOOD WALK TEMPORARILY CLOSED TO PROTECT ANCIENT OAKS

09 Mar

*Update: this walk is now open to pedestrians only. Please do not cycle here to help us protect the Old Wood. Thank you.* Site of Special Scientific Interest Dalkeith Country Park’s Old Wood is a […]

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How to plan the perfect wedding

How to plan the perfect wedding

15 Jan

So you got engaged this Christmas. Congratulations! Woohoo. What next? Here Thea Griffiths, wedding coordinator at Restoration Yard and Dalkeith Country Park, shares her top tips for planning your perfect big day. Take a breath, […]

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£100,000 Mini Maze opens 21st March at Fort Douglas

£100,000 Mini Maze opens 21st March at Fort Douglas

15 Jan

Work begins this week on Mini Maze, the latest investment in Dalkeith Country Park’s Fort Douglas adventure playground. Mini Maze has been designed by adventure playground specialists CAP.Co to delight, engage and enthral under-fours with […]

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Wishing Tree at Spectacle of Light to raise funds for CHAS

Wishing Tree at Spectacle of Light to raise funds for CHAS

05 Dec

  From December 7th 2019 to January 5th 2020, Dalkeith Country Park is set to host Spectacle of Light, its new winter festive light experience – and our new CHAS Wishing Tree will play a […]

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“To God & To Nature” Exhibition by Walter Dalkeith

“To God & To Nature” Exhibition by Walter Dalkeith

09 Oct

  This month, Dalkeith Country Park sees the opening of an exclusive exhibition by fine art photographer Walter, The Earl of Dalkeith, open from Saturday 12th October to Sunday 15th December.   This symbolic homecoming […]

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Work begins on lamp-lit pedestrian walkway

Work begins on lamp-lit pedestrian walkway

08 Aug

Dalkeith Country Park invests £260,000 to create a safe, lit-up pedestrian walkway from Dalkeith town into the heart of the estate. Dalkeith Country Park has been granted planning permission for a footpath and lights project […]

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Meet Thea, Our Wedding & Events Coordinator

Meet Thea, Our Wedding & Events Coordinator

29 Jul

  Set in the heart of the park just a few miles from Edinburgh in Midlothian, Restoration Yard really is the perfect setting for your dream wedding. It’s a unique place to have some fun and let […]

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