Dalkeith Country Park

At Dalkeith Country Park there is something for everyone. Here you’ll find walking routes along woodland paths, space to cycle in peace, and plenty to keep energetic kids amused.

Dalkeith Country Park

About Dalkeith Country Park

Dalkeith Country Park Via King's Gate, Dalkeith EH22 2NA
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As you stroll beneath the oaks in the rambling Country Park, you may find it difficult to believe you are only five miles from the centre of Scotland’s capital city.

There’s a reason that Dalkeith Country Park is one of the region’s most popular country parks – actually, there are dozens.


Knights, princesses, pirates, adventurers: your fort awaits. Explore the most magical turreted treehouses, suspension bridges, slides, climbing walls and secret tunnels of this brand new playground. Fort Douglas has two amazing play zones: one that’s perfect for toddler play and another for ages five plus.
Our incredible NEW Sky Maze opened February 2019.

And the fun doesn’t stop there… we host captivating and downright funtastic special outdoor events throughout the year in the adventure park.


Restoration Yard Store, Café and Wellbeing Lab sits at the heart of Dalkeith Country Park. We have Fort Douglas for the kids. Adults, this is your playground.

Shopping in Restoration Yard is an experience in itself, a place of discovery and treasure trove of so many beautiful things. Our mission isn’t to just sell you something, but to make you happy, to laugh, to relax and enjoy browsing fashion, homewares, luxury food and drink, kids, books, furniture, beauty and more. Head over to Restoration Yard’s website to learn more.

Breakfast, brunch, lunch and afternoon tea; bring the family, bring the girls, the boys or hold a meeting. You can even have your wedding here. All flow naturally in the gorgeous glass-walled Coffee Bar, Boudoir and Café. You’ll find the Coffee Bar right next to the Food Hall. It’s more informal with self-service and the best coffee, cakes and light bites. Or if you’re here for a little longer, head to Restoration Café for waiter service and the most delicious menu using only the best, seasonal produce. We use local ingredients wherever we can and you can even see our herb garden out the window.

Restoration Yard doesn’t just refer to our renovating and renewing the lovely old buildings here – we passionately believe in restoration of the self too. Life is complicated enough so we’ve created a sanctuary for emotional healing, a space to rebalance and renew the self. We call it our Wellbeing Lab: a welcoming, spacious studio for everything from yoga and pilates to mindfulness and mother, baby workshops.

Upcoming Events at Dalkeith Country Park

The Market at Dalkeith Country Park

Selected dates between 1st June 2023 - 16th December 2023

Get ready to eat, meet, greet and treat at The Market at Dalkeith Country Park, on the third Saturday of the month from 10am - 4pm.


Christmas at Dalkeith Country Park

25th November 2023 - 24th December 2023

A truly magical Christmas awaits you at Dalkeith Country Park. Our programme of festive events is bursting with fun and plenty of Christmas sparkle.


1k Elf Dash at Dalkeith Country Park

17th December 2023

Join our 1k Elf Dass through Dalkeith Country Park! It's the perfect way to run off some of the pre-Christmas excitement and get the younger members of the family running headfirst into Christmas.


Mindfulness/Yoga Based Wellbeing Weekend Retreat

27th January 2024 - 28th January 2024

Join The Mindful Enterprise for this reinvigorating 2 days of mindfulness based practices in the stunning surroundings of Dalkeith Country Park on 27th & 28th January!


Self-Compassion Based Mindfulness Day Retreat

25th February 2024

Join The Mindful Enterprise for this reinvigorating day of compassion based mindfulness practices, in the stunning surroundings of Dalkeith Country Park on 25th February!


Mindfulness Wellbeing Weekend Retreat – (Day Tickets Available)

Selected dates between 23rd March 2024 - 24th March 2024

We invite you to join us for this reinvigorating 2 days of mindfulness based practices, in the stunning surroundings of Dalkeith Country Park.


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