New homes in Dalkeith

Lying on the banks of the River Esk in Midlothian, Dalkeith is only seven miles from the centre of Edinburgh. It’s 20 miles to Livingston, while Falkirk, Stirling and Glasgow are all less than 50 minutes away in the car. 

 

This is a great part of Scotland to live in, thanks to the proximity to coastal spots like Portobello and access to the Scottish Lowlands. From the local golf courses to the country parks and historical attractions, scroll down now for more information on this town and to browse our latest new homes near Dalkeith. 

Rosewell Meadow
Rosewell Meadow
Archibald Hood Crescent, Rosewell, Midlothian, EH24 9FA
  • £405,995 to £524,995
  • 4 bedroom
  • Located in Rosewell, a former mining village to the east of Roslin, is where you will find Rosewell Meadow. It is a development of 4 bedroom homes, just 7 miles from Edinburgh city centre. For commuters, the development is situated near the Edinburgh City Bypass connecting you to other main road links for those travelling to locations across the central belt and beyond, such as the M8, M9 and M90.
St Clair Mews
St Clair Mews
Barons Drive, Roslin, Midlothian, EH25 9AL
  • £365,995 to £499,995
  • 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Located in the picturesque village of Roslin, surrounded by idyllic countryside with great commuter links, St Clair Mews is a development of 3 and 4 bedroom homes just 7 miles from Edinburgh city centre. The countryside is on your doorstep with picturesque walks and beautiful scenery nearby. There are plenty of local sought-after amenities within Roslin including well-regarded schools.
Cammo Meadows
Cammo Meadows
Meadowsweet Drive, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, EH4 8FD
  • £409,995 to £570,995
  • 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Located in the picturesque suburb of north-west Edinburgh, find your new home from our range of terraced and detached 3 & 4 bedroom homes, designed with modern family life in mind. There is plenty of outdoor space with cycle paths and walkways throughout to ensure that everyone can enjoy living in this beautiful location.
West Craigs Quarter
West Craigs Quarter
Norwal Drive, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH12 0EP
  • £439,995 to £712,995
  • 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Choose from a selection of 3 & 4 bedroom homes and apartments designed with flexible living in mind at West Craigs Quarter. Just minutes from Corstorphine, you'll be close to plenty of local amenities and family-friendly activities. There are a number of well-regarded schools nearby, including a new primary school, nursery and a health centre being built on site by The City of Edinburgh Council.
DWH @ Valley Park
DWH @ Valley Park
2 Crawford Road, East Calder, Livingston, West Lothian, EH53 0WL
  • £413,995 to £513,995
  • 4 bedroom
  • DWH @ Valley Park is a blossoming community of luxury homes in Calderwood. Whether you're upsizing or downsizing there will be something for everyone. You'll also be surrounded by stunning green country park - perfect for morning walks and family days out. With fantastic local amenities nearby, a range of retail outlets and plenty of open space, the opportunities at Valley Park are endless.
Marina Way
Coming soon
Marina Way
Shale Road, Winchburgh, West Lothian, EH52 6RD
  • Coming soon
  • Marina Way is a new development coming this year to Winchburgh. Great for first-time buyers and families, we are building a range of luxury 3 and 4 bedroom homes. With plenty of local amenities nearby, as well as a new junction onto the M9 providing easy and quick access to both Edinburgh and Glasgow, it makes the perfect place for you to call home.

Welcome to Dalkeith

Whether you’re exploring country parks, playing a round of golf or visiting historic sites, there’s no shortage of things to do and places to see close to the small Midlothian town of Dalkeith. Just a short commute away from the Scottish capital Edinburgh, your new home in Dalkeith is ideal if you want rural living while working in the city. 

A quick history

The first mention of Dalkeith in the history books is in the writings of author Jean Froissart, who stayed at the castle in the 14th century. The same castle was later used in the 17th century by Oliver Cromwell’s governor. At this time, Dalkeith had one of the most important and bustling markets in all of Scotland, and the tradition continues to this day.

Dalkeith prospered after a railway line was built between the town and Edinburgh for the transportation of goods, and a Corn Exchange was built as a result in the mid-19th century. Today Dalkeith is a popular commuter town, with good transport links into Edinburgh.

Business and industry

Dalkeith is home to a number of small employers across a range of industries, while major employers in nearby Edinburgh include the Royal Bank of Scotland Group, Standard Life, The Scottish Government, Lloyds Banking Group, the University of Edinburgh and the City of Edinburgh Council.

Things to do in the area

  • Visit Dalkeith Country Park, a popular attraction offering woodland paths, cycle routes, and the new Restoration Yard.

  • Explore the Pentland Hill Regional Park, located just a short drive away, ideal for hiking and enjoying the outdoors.

  • Discover historic sights such as the 18th-century Dalkeith Palace, Edinburgh Castle, and the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh.

  • Visit the National Mining Museum Scotland, offering insights into the region's mining heritage.

  • Explore Roslin Glen Country Park, a picturesque park with walking trails.

  • Enjoy a visit to Dobbies Garden World, offering a variety of plants, garden supplies, and a pleasant cafe.

  • Experience the wonders of nature at Edinburgh Butterfly and Insect World.

  • Play a round of golf at nearby courses such as Kings Acre Golf Course, Newbattle Golf Club, and Broomieknowe Golf Course.Travel and commuting

 

Travel and commuting

  • Dalkeith is conveniently located near the A7 and A68 roads, as well as the City of Edinburgh Bypass.

  • Eskbank station is just a 5-minute drive away from the town centre.

  • The drive to the city centre of Edinburgh takes approximately 25 minutes, while the train journey from Eskbank station to Edinburgh Waverley takes around 20 minutes on the ScotRail service.

  • The car journey to Glasgow takes about 1 hour and 5 minutes.

  • For trips to London, the car journey from Dalkeith takes over 7 hours. However, you can opt for a flight from Edinburgh Airport, which takes between 1 and 2 hours, 

  • Edinburgh Airport is conveniently located just 20 minutes away from Dalkeith by car