Dalkeith Country Park | Day Out With The Kids

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Dalkeith Country Park

  • Edinburgh
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Ages 0-12
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Attraction Information

Head out to Dalkeith Country Park for an action-packed adventure at the magical Fort Douglas. Featuring all sorts of exciting things to explore such as secret tunnels, huge treehouses, zip wires and a Sky Maze with an “invisible” floor - this awesome play area will prove to be a day to remember for both you and your tiny knights and princesses. Yes, that’s right - adults can go on everything too! 

You just can’t go to Fort Douglas and not explore the beautiful Dalkeith Country Park. There are lots of waymarked walking and cycling trails, which will take you through the ancient woodlands and along the river. It's the perfect occasion to go nature spotting with your little animal lovers! 

Dalkeith Country Park is located only a few miles from Edinburgh city centre, so you can so you can drive there in 20-30 minutes. Plus, if you fancy a drink, a bite to eat, or a bit of shopping, the park is also home to Restoration Yard Store, Restaurant, Coffee Bar and Wellbeing Lab. 

  • Exciting play features at Fort Douglas 
  • The whole family can play together
  • Beautiful park to explore

Opening hours

Dalkeith Country Park
Monday to Sunday 07:00 - 19:00

Fort Douglas
Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 18:00

Last Entry

1 hour before attraction closes

Pricing

Off Peak General Admission
Infants (0-2): Free
Toddlers (2-4): £3.00
Kids (5-12): £5.00
Adults (13+): £2.00

Peak General Admission
Infants (0-2): Free
Toddlers (2-4): £5.00
Kids (5-12): £7.00
Adults (13+): £3.00

Travel & Contact Information

Address

Dalkeith Country Park, via The King's Gate, Dalkeith, Edinburgh, Edinburgh and Lothian, EH22 1ST, Scotland

Phone number

0131 654 1666

Map

Website

Click here to visit Dalkeith Country Park's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

Restoration Yard Store and Coffee Bar
Monday to Friday 09:30 - 18:00

The Kitchen at Restoration Yard
Monday to Friday 09:30 - 16:30
Saturday to Sunday 09:30 - 17:00

Yes, Dalkeith Country Park is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

Yes, Dalkeith Country Park have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Dogs are welcome in Dalkeith Country Park. They are not permitted in Restoration Yard or Fort Douglas. 

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