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Dalkeith Edinburgh

Situated in the beautiful Dalkeith Country Park, just two minutes from the Edinburgh Bypass, the course boasts eight zip wires across the River Esk.

Not far from Edinburgh city centre, but buried deep in the countryside, Go Ape at Dalkeith has something for everyone.

Mega zip rides and sky-high platforms supply the thrills for adults and older children, whilst young adventurers can take to the tree tops as well, conquering incrementally challenging courses to build their confidence and leave them feeling like a hero.

The 1000-acres of Dalkeith Country Park set a beautiful backdrop to your tree top experience with ancient woodlands, gardens, historic buildings and picturesque ponds.

Go Ape Adventures at DAlkeith, Edinburgh

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Discover an Unforgettable Day Out

Dalkeith Country Park is a truly special place. Set in a wonderful 1000 acre country estate, just a few miles from Edinburgh, why not make a day of your visit?

You’ll find walking paths, picnic spots, ancient woodland, historic buildings, our adventure playground Fort Douglas, as well as the haven that is Restoration Yard.

Set within a beautifully restored courtyard, Restoration Yard is home to The Store, less shop and more a chic emporium filled with fashion, homewares, a tempting food hall, kids section, books and stationary.

Need to feed those hungry mouths? The Kitchen offers an all day menu with both indoor and outdoor dining, just remember to book your table online.

For your takeaway caffeine fix, head to The Larder where you’ll find hot drinks, cakes, picnic essentials, kids lunch boxes and plenty of takeaway treats.

So why not extend your visit and enjoy exploring the wonder of Dalkeith Country Park & Restoration Yard – make it a full days adventure!

Location Overview

  • Restaurant & Takeaway

  • Cycle Trails

  • Disabled Access

  • Dog Friendly

  • Picnic Area

  • Play Area

  • Visitor Centre

    Restoration Yard

  • Walking Routes

Dalkeith Country Park, Via King's Gate, Dalkeith, EH22 1ST

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Things to do at Dalkeith Country Park

Know before you go

  • Wear sensible clothes for adventure.

  • Footwear must be sturdy and suitable for the outdoors. No sandals, slip off shoes, open toes or heels.
  • Gloves are a good idea. Either bring a pair or you can buy them at the cabin on the day.
  • Long hair must be tied back.

Make a Day of It

  • Explore the park and enjoy the wildlife on waymarked walking and cycling trails.
  • Run, climb and slide at the Fort Douglas adventure play area. Pre-booking essential.

  • Shop, eat and relax at the historic Restoration Yard, including wellness classes at the Wellbeing Lab.

  • Extend your stay with a few nights at the park campsite this summer.

  • Lovely location at Coombe Abbey. Friendly & knowledgable staff & lots of them around to help you. Plenty of courses & participants are spaced out nicely so there’s no being rushing on the activities, even on a busy Saturday when I went. Myself and my 8 year old did the tree top adventure plus and both loved it.

    Hayley Freestone

  • Me and my teenage daughter completed the treetop challenge at Coombe Abbey,. It was great fun and highly recommended. Excelllent value for money. The staff were friendly and helpful. Can't fault anything. Brilliant!

    sk

  • We have a fantastic time with the Coventry Go Ape team. We did Axe throwing and the treetop challenge both were great fun! Fantastic service and really nice instructors!

    Bekki Andreou

  • Lovely day out. My son has special needs and Shelby was so amazing (Coventry) in encouraging him that he did the zip wire which made all of ours days!!

    Ash

  • We had a great time at Coombe Abbey Go Ape. The staff were brilliant, enthusiastic and friendly. The course is great fun, challenging and varied.

    Michelle

  • My 3 sons (5,9 and 9) loved their first Go Ape experience at Coombe Park, Coventry. It was challenging for my 5 year old but easy and really fun for my 9 year olds. They are excited to try it again soon!

    Emily