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School & Group Bookings

School & Group Bookings

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School & Group Visits

Dalkeith Country Park is an adventure waiting to happen. Whether you’re a play worker looking for toddler activities or a teacher searching for a fun class trip out, we can help. You’ll find the following here at Fort Douglas:

      • Two zones: one for toddler play and another for ages 5+ with age appropriate equipment
      • Capacity for larger groups
      • Easy coach drop off space and parking available
      • Excellent admission rates with complimentary teacher/group leader places
      • Secure perimeter around the playground for your peace of mind
      • Extra activities available such as den building for additional learning opportunities
      • Open 7 days a week
      • Our equipment is also adult friendly and suitable for adult/child integration groups

Teacher/Group Leader: Pupil Ratios

For the safety of everyone, we ask that the following teacher/group leader to pupil ratio is followed. These teachers will receive a complimentary entry pass:

Early years: 1 teacher: 5 children
Primary School: 1 teacher: 10 children
Secondary School: 1 teacher: 15 children

Please note we cannot accept adult-only groups into Fort Douglas. If you’d like to visit for a recce before booking your group to visit please contact us.


Peak Pricing (weekends & school holidays*)

0 – 24 Months: FREE
2 – 4 Years: £5.00
5 – 12 Years: £7.00
Adult (13+): £3.00

Off Peak Pricing (midweek, term time, January 2019 & 1-8 February 2019)

0 – 24 months: FREE
2 – 4 Years: £3.00
5 – 12 Years: £5.00
Adult (13+): £2.00

* Peak Pricing applies during weekends and school holiday dates (except January 2019 and 1st-8th February 2019 where Off Peak prices will be offered throughout). The dates are as follows: 11th – 15th February, 8th – 22nd April, 6th May, 20th May, 1st July – 31st August, 16th September, 14th – 21st October and 23rd December – 6th January.

Booking a group or school visit

We’d love to hear how we can help your group. To speak with a member of the team to find out more or book, please call 0131 654 1666 or email