Indoor Camping Experience

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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.

We are pleased to offer two different family packages; one with a kids camping experience and one without, so you can choose the stay that best suits your family needs. (Please note that enhanced tent cleaning procedures have been put in place to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all our guests).

What’s on offer for younger guests:
*Special in-room camping experience for children* (Available for stays during October school holidays only)
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 (Available for stays during October school holidays only)

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 costs £20 per tent, per night. This includes a camping tent for two pitched right inside the hotel room, sleeping bag and torch per child, lanterns and animal-themed string lights for happy campers. All our tents are made from fire retardant materials too. The indoor camping experience is now available to be booked. 

The unforgettable adventure begins with a welcome pack and freshly made treat from the popcorn cart on arrival*in Reception and includes take-home gifts. There are 2 items that each child is allowed to take home included as part of the camping experience - one storybook and one small soft teddy. We also have a treasure trail around the hotel for children to take part in, not to mention lots of grounds to explore.


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

*Popcorn cart is available in reception at weekends and during school holidays.

**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.
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.


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