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Castle of Light: Hidden Treasures, Edinburgh Castle

Entrance to Edinburgh Castle, Castlehill, Edinburgh, EH1 2NG

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Thursday 16th December 2021

Starts at 17:15, 17:45, 19:15, and 19:45

Castle of Light: Hidden Treasures at Edinburgh Castle; expect wonder, enchantment and a spectacle of colour as Rex the famous red lion dazzles you with the untold history of this iconic landmark - a truly magical experience for all the family

Light up your life

  • Tickets to Castle of Light: Hidden Treasures at Edinburgh Castle
  • Options for under 5's, children (under 16's), concession and adults
  • Includes a delicious hot drink to warm your cockles as you take in the magical display

Castle of Light: Hidden Treasures

  • 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
  • Rex the famous red lion and a few new friends will be there to guide you on your way as you marvel at the stunning visuals and state of the art lighting installations
  • Prepare to be dazzled as the untold history of this iconic landmark illuminates the very walls that saw it unfold
  • A truly magical experience for all the family
  • Featured in Edinburgh Evening News, The Edinburgh Reporter, Edinburgh Live, The National, Telegraph and Hidden Edinburgh

Historic Environment Scotland

  • Historic Environment Scotland are a public body set up to investigate, care for and promote Scotland’s historic environment
  • They ensure our historic environment is cared for, valued and enhanced, both now and for future generations
  • They are responsible for more than 300 properties of national importance including Edinburgh Castle, Skara Brae, Fort George and more

Advance booking is not required.

Multiple purchases permitted. Max 2 under 5's tickets per transaction.

Duration: approx. 1 hour 30 minutes. Please note The Castle must be clear of visitors by 10pm.

Standing event.

Suitable for all ages. Under 16's must be accompanied by an adult.

Includes a standard hot drink from the Redcoat Café inside the Edinburgh Castle grounds.

Wheelchair access available.

Please note the suggested route of the event does include stairs, some uneven terrain and cobbles however alternate routes are available.

The Edinburgh Castle mobility vehicle will not be available at this event however there are a limited number of manual wheelchairs available on a first come, first served basis.

If you require a free carer ticket please contact castleoflight@hes.scot.

In the event of severe weather the event may be cancelled at short notice, we recommend that you check the HES website - www.historicenvironment.scot/visit-a-place/check-for-closures/ - and the Edinburgh Castle social channels from 1pm on the day you have booked Castle of Light tickets for.

No dogs permitted except assistance dogs.

This event may contain strobe effects, loud noises, smoke machines and other special effects.

You can use your paperless ticket from your itison account on any mobile device. Printed vouchers are also accepted.

Ticket is non-refundable unless event is cancelled.

Ticket is not exchangeable for cash or valid with any other offers.

Images used for illustrative purposes only.

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  • Entrance to Edinburgh Castle
  • Castlehill, Edinburgh,
    EH1 2NG

Castle of Light: Hidden Treasures, Edinburgh Castle

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