Image of Edinburgh Castle with blue lines of light coming out of it

Castle of Light


14-17, 22, 24, 28-30 November and 1, 5-8, 12-15, 19-22 December


5.30pm to 10pm

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

Follow in the footsteps of Scotland’s heroes and be welcomed by stunning visuals and state of the art lighting installations. Watch as the 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!

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The best price is by buying online in advance. Walk up tickets will also be available.

  • Adult (16-59yrs) £20.00
  • Concession (60yrs+) £16.00
  • Child (5-15yrs) £12.00. Children must be accompanied by an adult