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Just a few miles from Edinburgh, set within a gorgeous 1,000 acre park with waymarked routes idea for cycling and walking. Home to an advent
Stay for a strong cup of coffee and something sweet or head over to The Kitchen where they serve the most delicious menu using only the best, seasonal produce. They use local ingredients and you can even see the herb garden out the window.
Shopping in Restoration Yard is an experience in itself, a place of discovery and treasure trove of so many beautiful things. Their 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.
You can explore this beautiful park on foot with one of the waymarked walking routes. Whether you’re a boots or sandals sort of person, fancy a two hour hike or leisurely amble in the countryside with a picnic, Dalkeith is the place to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors.
Whilst you’re out and about, keep an eye out for some of the wonderful wildlife that call Dalkeith Country Park their home. You may come across roe deer, otters, buzzards, foxes, badgers, hares and rabbits as you explore the wider park.
If you are staying in the Riverside house you have o plan a trip here. Explore the Sky Maze, the most magical turreted treehouses, zip wires, 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. What’s more, even adults can go on all the equipment so the whole family can play together. If you are looking for some good entertainment for your kids this has to be on your list of places to go!
The architecture of the Palace and surrounding area itself is worth a visit alone. Completed in early 18th century for the 1st Duchess of Buccleuch. The palace hosted Bonnie Prince Charlie, King George IV and Queen Victoria. The palace is surrounded by beautiful grounds, ideal for picnic or a lovely time with family.