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Parks: Davidson's Mains Park

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Background
Davidson's Mains Park comprises sweeping grasslands in a mixed woodland setting. A natural bowl in the centre makes an ideal place for ball or team games. Trees are one of the park's most attractive features. The mixed woodland with natural regneration that includes chestnut, elm, oak, maple, Wheatley elm, ash, yew, sweet chestnut and whitebeams.
History and heritage
The ground was acquired for the city from Dame Mary Ramsay-Steel-Maitland in 1922.
Wildlife
Grey squirrels have colonised the woodlands and magpies, tits and garden birds are common.
Visitor information
Serviced by Lothian bus number 41.
Living Landscape features
Floral meadow (annuals)
Facilities
Woodland walksPlay area
Millennium woodland
Wildlife
Seating
Get Involved
Friends of Davidson's Mains Park
Contact Details
East Barnton Avenue
EH4 6AQ
0131 529 5050
northwest.locality@edinburgh.gov.uk