Castle Of Light

Expect wonder, enchantment and a spectacle of colour this festive season as Edinburgh Castle, the defender of the nation, becomes the ‘Castle of Light’ once again!

Castle Of Light

About Castle Of Light

19th November 2021
20th November 2021
21st November 2021
plus 22 more date(s), see below for more info
4.30pm - 10pm (last entry 8.30pm)
Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh Castle Castlehill, Edinburgh Old Town EH1 2NG
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Look forward to stunning visuals, state of the art lighting installations and Rex, the famous red lion, back to guide you. This year he's got some new friends with him to help you explore the hidden treasures of the castle. Watch as the untold history of this iconic landmark illuminates the very walls that saw it unfold. A magical experience for all of the family - prepare to be dazzled!

Tickets available from Friday 3 September at 9.30am.

You must book your tickets online in advance.

Pick your entry time slot when buying tickets (the last slot is at 8.30pm). It is suggested that you allow around 90 minutes to fully experience the show, but you can take as much or as little time as you like.

10% discount on tickets for Historic Scotland Members' (valid membership card required on arrival).

19th Nov 2021 to 9th Jan 2021, Thur to Sun (excls 24, 25, 31 Dec & 1, 2, 6 Jan). Also on Tues 27 to Thur 30 Dec.

Additional Dates: 20 November 2021, 21 November 2021, 25 November 2021, 26 November 2021, 27 November 2021, 28 November 2021, 02 December 2021, 03 December 2021, 04 December 2021, 05 December 2021, 09 December 2021, 10 December 2021, 11 December 2021, 12 December 2021, 16 December 2021, 17 December 2021, 18 December 2021, 19 December 2021, 23 December 2021, 26 December 2021, 30 December 2021, 07 January 2022, 08 January 2022, 09 January 2022

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