Dalkeith is located within the City of Nedlands and is surrounded on three sides by the Swan River.
The suburb takes its name from a cottage built in 1833 by Captain Adam Armstrong and his sons, early settlers of the area that arrived aboard the ship the Gilmore. Armstrong, previously being the manager of the Earl of Dalkeith's estate in Scotland, named the cottage ‘Dalkeith Cottage’.
Just a few features of the locality are Yacht and Rowing Clubs, nearby Matilda Bay and Kings Park, the expansive Sir Charles Gardiner Medical Complex, University of WA and just a short drive east to Perth and west to North Cottesloe Beach.
One of the many facilities available in the prestigious suburb of Dalkeith is the Point Resolution bush and parklands reserve and beautiful 'White Beach' the widest strip of white sandy beach north of the River coupled with the numerous other very picturesque and peaceful surrounds of Dalkeith.
Dalkeith property feature large block sizes and some great old architecture - lots of original federation styles, dating back to early 1900's with established gardens and wide, leafy streets.
There's the "Dalkeith Village" shopping centre and a few small parks, plus grass tennis courts and Nedlands Golf Club nearby.