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Castle of Light: A Kingdom of Colours


There is always something exciting to see, do and enjoy in Edinburgh, and we love sharing with you some unmissable events taking place across the city.

Bringing light and magic to the evenings, Castle of Light returns to Edinburgh Castle for its third spectacular year! Watch as the iconic landmark is transformed by a kaleidoscope of colours unravelling on the castle walls, in Castle of Light: A Kingdom of Colours- all new for 2022.

With help from the friendly guide Rex, you can explore the beautiful after-dark trail and enjoy a unique experience with family and friends this festive season. Prices start from £12 per child and £20 per adult. Family tickets and a discount for Historic Scotland members are available.

Dates: 18-20 & 25-27 November. 2-4, 8-11, 16-23 & 27-30 December 2022

Times: 4.30pm to 9pm (last entry between 7.30pm and 7.45pm)

For more information and to book tickets visit