Vogrie - Location

Where Is Vogrie?

Vogrie Country Park, Gorebridge, Midlothian EH23 4NU



From Sherifhall roundabout, take the city bypass A720 head towards A1 and take the first exit to Jedburgh A68

After approx. 4 miles turn right at the signpost B6372 Gorebridge

Pass through Dewarton village and after approx. 1 mile, turn left into Vogrie Country Park

The site is at the bottom of the main drive beyond the main house and adventure playground.


Access & Parking

Groups can arrive from 2pm.

In the evening, the gates to Vogrie Country Park are locked at sunset however arrangements can be made for groups arriving late.

There is strictly no vehicle access for parents before 6pm unless a member of the disabled blue badge scheme.

Before 6pm and on Saturday and Sunday, parents are permitted to 1 hour free parking in assigned drop-off area (at the top of the drive, next to the walled garden). If staying longer in the park, parents must park in the public car park at the entrance and walk down. There is a charge (£2) to use the public car park.

The speed limit in the park is 10mph


Things To Do

Within the country park there are several activities that you can make use of:

Have resource boxes for self-led activities covering pond and river dipping, woodlands and mini beasts, environmental games and include bug boxes, nets, trays, ID keys, etc. These boxes must be pre-booked by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

  • Orienteering – Children’s and adults maps available.
  • Adventure Playground – is public and can be busy at the weekend
  • Miniature Railway –run by Esk Valley Model Engineering Society and operates Sundays 1300-1600 hours from April to September


Local Places of Interest

There are several local attractions in the area that can be part of your visit to Vogrie. Please note that you may need to book in advance and you should contact directly:

Newbattle Community Campus, Newbattle Way, Easthouses
Distance from Vogrie: 3.9 miles
0131 561 6740

Lasswade Centre and Pool, 9 Eskdale Drive, Bonnyrigg
Distance from Vogrie: 6.2 miles.
0131 271 4533

National Mining Museum Scotland, Lady Victoria Colliery, Newtongrange
Distance from Vogrie: 3.6 miles
0131 663 7519

Ryze Edinburgh, 23 Mayfield Industrial Estate, Dalkeith
Distance from Vogrie: 3.9 miles
0131 663 0140

Midlothian Snowsports Centre, Biggar Road, Edinburgh
Distance from Vogrie: 12.5 miles
0131 445 4433



There are a few supermarkets and pharmacies in the local area:

Hardengreen, Bonnyrigg Road, Dalkeith EH22 3PP
Online orders can be delivered to the house and campsite

114-116 Hunterfield Road, Gorebridge EH23 4TX

Lloyds Pharmacy
35 Main Street, Gorebridge EH23 4BX
105 Hunterfield Road, Gorebridge EH23 4TS


Vogrie Residential & Training Centre Souvenirs

Small souvenirs and badges are on sale and are kept in the cupboard opposite the Crichton bedroom (next to the telephone). The key to the cupboard can be found in the Key Box outside the kitchen.