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Address: | Dalkeith, Edinburgh EH22 2NA, Scotland
Phone Number:
+44 131 654 1666
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Today
07:00 - 19:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 07:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Great kids day out

We had guests with young kids and came here on Easter Saturday. Fort Douglas is brilliant for the kids and the gift shop and cafe good for adults ! Cakes and coffee were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
katie26
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edinburgh
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Haddington, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the first time my husband and I visited Dalkeith Country Park with our dog. The place is amazing has great walks, fantastic play area for the kids with a huge wooden fort to play in to keep them amused for hours. Cafe had plenty to choose from reasonably priced. Will definitely bring the grandchildren here in the summer.

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Thank Kbennet59
edinburgh
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305 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had guests with young kids and came here on Easter Saturday. Fort Douglas is brilliant for the kids and the gift shop and cafe good for adults ! Cakes and coffee were delicious and home made and staff all every friendly. The children had lots to do and extra activities on for Easter but enough without them and all... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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286 reviews
137 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Treated the kids with an outdoor adventure park - and they loved it! We loved seeing all the love&care and imagination that has gone into creating a playground for kids to climb, run, play, and challenge themselves. A big wooden fortress/castle with tons to see and try out, a really cool "climb under the bridge" and an exciting tunnel... And... More 

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Thank lmsk2014
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was a gem of a find set in beautiful landscape and plenty for the kids to do. It was clean and so were the toilet facilities. The only thing that bothered me was that there was a lack of staff presence within fort Douglas a lot of the activities require children to climb etc and it was a... More 

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Thank Pam R
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the country park with 5 kids aged 3-12. Great fun. There really is something for all ages. All of the kids loved the fort, tunnel slide and obstacle course. The fun starts from when you cross the bridge over the river with the option to go under the bridge in the wire tunnel. From then on in the difficulty... More 

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Thank Linda M
Bathgate, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here with my 2 year old niece. We had a great adventure. Great walks. The courtyard is lovely with some shops and a cafe. We took a picnic at ate under a big open tent/canopy among hay bales! Great fun! The park has a lot of activities to play on for younger kids and the big fort is... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We hired a van because it's a bit outside of Edinburgh, but well worth venturing out for! The playground area is amazing with tree houses, obstacle course like contraptions, climbing ladders/walls, slides, tunnels...basically a kids outdoor dream. For the adults there is a great shop with everything from clothing, household items to specialty food products. There is also a restaurant... More 

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Thank kecates
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This used to be my local hangout place when i was a teenager many yrs ago.. !! Wow has it changed ! We arrived around 10am on a Saturday morning as the weather was starting to brighten and warm up .. The grounds are amazing and so clean .. We even decided to pop into the restaurant for a spot... More 

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Thank hoopster5991
Edinburgh
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141 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to visit this park to see if it was worthwhile taking our granddaughters there. Some delightful walks and a very happy and pleasant staff to answer any questions. Unfortunately there was nobody on duty at the entrance office so we were unable to pick up the map until we reached the cafe so did some wanderings before we got... More 

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Thank Margaret T
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4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely park and great kids adventure playground. Excellent family day trip option. Great cafe, restaurant, gift shops and place to picnic too.

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