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Fort Douglas Terms and Conditions

Fort Douglas Terms and Conditions

*Please note Fort Douglas is currently closed due to the Covid-19 outbreak. You can read our full response here.*

Safety Information

While all reasonable measures have been taken to ensure the safety of our visitors and to provide information and warning signs, each adult visitor has a responsibility for their own safety and those of their fellow visitors whilst on site. Please note the following whilst at Fort Douglas:

  • All little adventurers need to be accompanied by an adult (we have coffee over there).
  • Adult-only groups (13+) are not allowed in Fort Douglas.
  • You’ll find bathrooms in the Fort Douglas Cabin.
  • Unfortunately dogs are not allowed to go into Fort Douglas.
  • The majority of the equipment in this playground is designed to be moderately challenging. Some items may only be suitable for over 5s or 6s (you’ll see a 6+ blue sticker).
  • Big people decide. Only you know the abilities and limitations of the children in your care. Please keep an eye on them and make sure they’re playing safely.
  • Be safe. Keep away from the river banks.
  • Decide on a meeting point in case your group splits up.
  • Please note BBQs are not permitted here.
  • In the event of an emergency, please contact a member of staff or dial 999.

Fort Douglas Membership Card Terms and Conditions

  • Once purchased, a Fort Douglas membership card is non-refundable. Anyone who has bought a 2020 membership will have their membership extended for the same amount of time we were closed for during the Covid-19 outbreak.
  • The Fort Douglas membership card can only be used by the person it was purchased for, identifiable via the photograph on the reverse.
  • The Fort Douglas membership card is non-transferrable.
  • The Fort Douglas membership card does not guarantee entry. On rare occasions we may need to close due to weather or limit numbers on busy days.
  • Free admission cannot be granted without your Fort Douglas membership card. Entry will be charged at the normal rate of admission.
  • Dalkeith Country Park reserves the right to change the Fort Douglas membership benefits at any time.
  • Fort Douglas membership is valid until the end of December of the year purchased.
  • The Fort Douglas membership card is not a loyalty scheme and you do no accrue points. Please sign up for our loyalty card separately.
  • Adults must accompany their children at all times.
  • We reserve the right to refuse admission or cancel memberships without a refund if anyone behaves in an abusive of threatening way to our staff, contractors or other visitors.
  • Please refer to our Privacy Policy for details on how we handle your data.