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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.

Summer at Dalkeith Country Park

Summer at Dalkeith Country Park

16 Jun

Summer has arrived at Dalkeith Country Park. With this new season comes warmer temperatures and noticeable change amongst the wildlife and nature across the Park. So, what to look out for, notice and appreciate over […]

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Town Gate Closes Temporarily

Town Gate Closes Temporarily

15 Jun

From Wednesday 23rd June to Thursday 24th June we are doing vital works to our roads and Town Gate entrance, so Town Gate will be closed. However, free parking will be available. What are we […]

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5 Best Days Out With Kids Around Edinburgh

5 Best Days Out With Kids Around Edinburgh

28 Apr

Check out our 5 best days out with kids around Edinburgh. Looking for a great day out with the family? In and around Edinburgh? Now that we are all allowed to venture that little bit […]

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Spring at Dalkeith Country Park

Spring at Dalkeith Country Park

24 Mar

Spring has sprung at Dalkeith Country Park! The flowers are blooming, bees are buzzing and the days are getting longer – and we couldn’t be happier about it. This time of year brings so much […]

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Keeping Dalkeith Country Park Beautiful

Keeping Dalkeith Country Park Beautiful

16 Feb

      Ever wondered what it takes to keep Dalkeith Country Park a beautiful green space? We asked Alison Burke, our Park Manager, to give us a little insight into her day-to-day role. As […]

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Winter Watch in the Park

Winter Watch in the Park

19 Jan

Winter at Dalkeith Country Park is a little different this year, but the Winter Watch wildlife and nature remain as intriguing as ever. So, if you’re lucky enough to live locally, pull on your boots […]

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Rainbow’s End raises impressive £3,100 for CHAS

Rainbow’s End raises impressive £3,100 for CHAS

07 Jan

Rainbow’s End has raised an impressive £3,100 for Children’s Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS) during Spectacle of Light. Almost doubling last year’s Wishing Tree amount of £1,728 during the first run of Spectacle in 2019. Rainbow’s […]

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10 Things to Look for This Autumn

10 Things to Look for This Autumn

07 Oct

As autumn arrives at Dalkeith Country Park, we welcome in one of our favourite seasons. Not only do we love to see the beautiful colours emerge on the trees, but there are conkers to be […]

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Kid’s Eye View of Fort Douglas

Kid’s Eye View of Fort Douglas

25 Sep

Made by kids for kids!! So, what happens when you let a budding videographer loose in Fort Douglas adventure playground with a GoPro camera and bunch of young friends? The result is a kid’s eye […]

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MEET THE ADVENTURE PLAY GURU BEHIND MINI MAZE

MEET THE ADVENTURE PLAY GURU BEHIND MINI MAZE

08 Sep

Here we meet Stephen Vass, the lead designer at CAP.Co, the adventure play specialists. CAP.Co have been the architects of three integral parts of our Fort Douglas playground – Sky Maze, the Orangerie Zip Wires […]

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