Restoration Yard at Dalkeith Country Park

Dalkeith Country Park


Just a few miles outside Edinburgh lies this glorious historic estate and its surrounding 1000 acres of ancient oak woodland. Seven walking and biking trails run along the River Esk. Thanks to a £7-million revamp, the Restoration Yard cafe, restaurant and emporium, housed in an old stables, is another draw, as is Fort Douglas, a vast adventure playground of turreted tree houses and wooden walkways.

Drivers, enter via King’s Gate (EH22 1ST); walkers and cyclists, via Town Gate.

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