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The Weather in Dalkeith
Check out our climate diagram to find the perfect month for your holidays. The highest average temperatures are in the month of July. Conversely, February is the coolest month in Dalkeith, with temperatures falling below 1°. The rainiest month is December, while the driest month is September.
Explore Midlothian from your holiday cottage in Dalkeith
Located just a short bus ride from Edinburgh, Dalkeith is a great location for those visiting the Scottish capital but who want to stay somewhere peaceful. However, Dalkeith and the surrounding region of Midlothian have lots of further attractions to offer holidaymakers.
Make the most of Edinburgh's galleries
Being so close to Edinburgh, it's worth at least a day trip into the city to visit its world-famous galleries and museums, including the Scottish National Gallery on Princes Street and the Modern Art Gallery in the quaint Dean Village.
The National Museum of Scotland tells the tale of Scotland's social history and features artefacts from Scottish communities throughout the generations. Furthermore, the Museum of Childhood will excite the little ones with toys, games and other items from times gone by.
Enjoy the greenery of Midlothian
One of Midlothian's best features is its countryside. There are several large country parks in the area which are perfect for kids of all ages to run around in. Dalkeith Country Park has play areas which cater for all, as well as marked walking routes, while Vogrie Country Park houses a Victorian mansion, adventure playground and a nine-hole mini golf course.
Youngsters will also enjoy Edinburgh Butterfly and Insect World just outside Dalkeith, where visitors can get up close and personal with creepy crawlies from all over the world.
Midlothian history and heritage
In the nearby village of Newtongrange you can visit the Scottish Mining Museum, a fascinating museum dedicated to the history of the mining industry in Midlothian and across Scotland. Ex-miners act as tour guides and add their own personal stories to the history of the place.
Readers of the Dan Brown's 'The Da Vinci Code' will know the name of Rosslyn Chapel, which is located just a few miles from Dalkeith. This intriguing chapel is covered in unusual and symbolic carvings, which have fascinated artists throughout history.
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