Dalkeith Country Park Attraction and Event Terms & Conditions

FORT DOUGLAS TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Fort Douglas 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 (age 18+).
  • Adult-only groups (age 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, but can enjoy the rest of Dalkeith Country Park.
  • 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, but we have lots of picnic benches.
  • In the event of an emergency, please contact a member of staff or dial 999.
  • Tickets will be available online only for a morning or afternoon session. There are no tickets available on site if you just turn up.
  • You will be able to use your ticket anytime within the AM or PM slot.
  • Tickets will be scanned at the entrance. There will be no cash or card purchases available on the day for entry.
  • Tickets are non-refundable except in cases of a Force Majeure Event.

FORT DOUGLAS MEMBERSHIP TERMS & CONDITIONS

2022 memberships have now been launched and 2021 memberships are no longer valid.

  • 2022 memberships are valid from date of purchase until 31st December 2022.
  • Members still need to book tickets in advance. Please book online for a ‘member visit’ ticket and remember to click update basket when inputting your membership number. Please bring your card with you on the day as proof of membership.
  • The Fort Douglas membership card can only be used by the person it was purchased for.
  • The Fort Douglas membership card is non-transferable.
  • 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.
  • The Fort Douglas membership card is not a loyalty scheme and you do no accrue points.
  • The Fort Douglas membership does not include parking – our £3 parking charge will apply for visits to the Park.
  • 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.

FRIENDS OF DALKEITH MEMBERSHIP TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • Friends of Dalkeith memberships are purchased online and you will be issued with an e-ticket. This will give temporary access to the Park.
  • Once you’ve received your e-ticket please collect your card from the Fort Douglas Cabin between 09.00 – 17.00 any day of the week.
  • Oak memberships are per car and you will be asked to provide your car registration number when collecting your card.
  • Show your card to receive 10% discount in The Kitchen for up to 6 people. Discount not applicable in other catering outlets or The Store.

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