MSP praises Dalkeith Country Park

Dalkeith Palace within the grounds of Dalkeith Country Park
Dalkeith Palace within the grounds of Dalkeith Country Park

Colin Beattie, MSP for Midlothian North and Musselburgh, has highlighted Dalkeith Palace and Country Park in a debate at the Scottish Parliament.

Mr Beattie spoke in the debate entitled ‘Celebrating Our Past: Scotland’s Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology.’ The debate focused on Visit Scotland’s theme for 2017: Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology.

He Beattie said: “I was pleased to have the opportunity to highlight Dalkeith’s beautiful Palace and Country Park in the debate yesterday. Dalkeith is a wonderful place with a rich history that should be acknowledged and celebrated!

“I have a keen interest in history, and I feel that this year will provide both citizens and visitors with the opportunity to re-discover Scotland’s greatness.

“I look forward to seeing the events that will take place in Midlothian North this year. I hope all residents have the opportunity to take part in the incredible archaeology, history, and heritage our country has to offer.”