Indoor Camping Experience

Swim time

Exploring the playpark

Family Friendly Ideas & Activities

Make time for family

When you’re on a break with your kids, we know that happy children equal happy parents.  

We’re always looking for ways for families to enjoy time together and with our host of family friendly ideas and activities – we’re sure both you and the kids will have a great time during your stay with us.

What’s on offer for younger guests:
*Special in-room camping experience for children* 
Kids welcome pack
Kids eat free when dining with a full paying adult*
Yummy food offerings, including a special kids afternoon tea 
Outdoor playpark with swings, climbing frames and slides
An 18-metre swimming pool with a shallow end for little swimmers**
Nature trails on our extensive grounds
Giant outdoor games
Pop-up games room during school holidays
Pitch and putt/driving range and the Scott Dixon golf academy for budding young golfers
Yummy food offerings, including a special kids afternoon tea 

Indoor camping 

We offer an indoor camping experience, to cater for our younger guests. The indoor camping experience can be added onto any room reservation at online checkout (or when you call our Reservations team direct) and includes a camping tent for two pitched right inside the hotel room and includes take-home gifts such as a bedtime story and soft toy. 

Complete with every accessory that any discerning camper would need, such as with books, soft toys, lanterns and torches, this captivating experience takes glamping to a new level.


So what exactly is included in the in-room camping experience? The following list is based on 2 children, the maximum number of children we recommend to sleep in the tent:

Tent for 2, sleeping bag and torch per child, lantern and animal-themed string lights. There are also 2 items that children are allowed to take home - one storybook and one small soft teddy each.

Terms & Conditions below**

Kids Eat Free*

Did you know that kids stay and eat for free when staying with a full paying adult? (Offer applies to a maximum of 2 children aged 12 and under per one paying adult).  

Children can enjoy a complimentary breakfast when their grown up is booked on a bed and breakfast package and this applies to guests who are booked on a room only rate and pay on the day too. For dinner; up to two children will be able to dine complimentary from the children’s menu when dining with an adult that has a main course - this offer valid is in both the Pentland Restaurant and our Brasserie. Enjoy!

Children's Afternoon Tea **

We have also launched children’s afternoon tea, featuring colourful sandwiches, cakes and goodies.

Children’s afternoon tea is served daily between 2pm-4pm –perfect for little ones and parents to enjoy a special treat together. Find out more 

Terms & Conditions

**Indoor Camping Terms:
Dalmahoy’s fire retardant tents sleep up to 2 children max.
Children of any age are able to enjoy the experience, but it’s perhaps most suitable for children aged between 4 – 10 years.
Additional supplement of £20 per tent, per night applies and tents are subject to availability. £8 add-on for Kids Festive packs.
Images are for illustration purposes only and exact contents may vary.
Contents per tent based on one child: Tent, sleeping bag, torch, lantern and 2 items to take home - storybook and small soft toy. Please do not remove any other items or you may be charged.


Ideas on things to do locally

Partner Activity Offers

  • Edinburgh Zoo - offer a 10% discount to residents. Ask at reception for discount code

  • Royal Yacht Britannia - offer a 10% discount on admission for up to 5 people. Residents can ask at Reception for the code.

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