The 2017 Spectacle of Light is now closed!  It included amazing new additions to the whole experience, providing lots of enjoyment for all ages! Since opening it has been described as ..Magical, ..Romantic and ..Totally Beautiful!  Wrap up cosy and enjoy winter warming treats as you marvel at the new illuminated trail around Sudeley's stunning grounds!


Seasonal Sparkle!

Explore the beautiful new illuminated trail around Sudeley Castle's stunning grounds, marvelling at the majestic trees and romantic ruins all lit under the stars. Enjoy the wonderful music as you discover each new secret of this magical environment.

New for 2017!

Discover what's excitingly new for this winter... amazing kaleidoscope of illuminated parasols on the North Lawn, an enchanting tree energising its radiating roots under the gaze of the historic ruins. For the younger ones Agent Green, the Dragon Whisperer from DCHQ is keeping an eye on our resident dragon who you can hear giving a friendly roar from deep down in the tower dungeons! The beautiful Queens' garden will house a giant magpie's nest with all manner of sparkling booty!

Enjoy our wonderful Walk of Spheres, Meteors, Moroccan Lanterns and much much more!

A Wonderful Experience for all Ages


Festive Cheer!

Sip festive warmers of mulled wine, spiced cider and hot chocolate.

Tuck into savoury treats along the way and taste scrumptiously sweet delights on the castle terrace.

What visitors have Said about the new spectacle...

'...A magical place made more magical..!'   '...Serene and romantic..'   '..The Parasols were beautiful!.'

'..We all absolutely loved it..'  '..Thank you for a wonderful evening..!'

'..Shows the Castle at its best..!' '..The Magpie Nest is enchanting..!' '.. Absolutely stunning..!'




8 December - 30 December 2017

Selected Nights: 8 - 10 December, 15 - 23 December, 27 - 30 December

Each evening the spectacle is a continuous experience with six entry time slots from 5:00pm onwards. This is designed to ensure that everyone is able to enjoy the spectacle in the best possible light.

When you book you can decide your time of entry subject to availability. It should be stressed that you must be at the entrance at the chosen time as tickets are only valid for that time and are not transferable.

A typical walk will take approximately 60 -75 minutes, although if you wish to stay longer you are very welcome.



On the Day Tickets**

Adult 16+     £17.50

Child 5-15      £11.00

Family 2+2   £49.50

Under 5's     Free

Disability Carer    Free

In Advance Tickets*

Adult 16+     £15.75

Child 5-15      £9.90

Family 2+2    £44.55

Under 5's      Free

Disability Carer    Free

Car Parking Free

Following the cancellation due to bad weather, tickets for 10 December Spectacle will be valid on any other open night. There is no need to make any physical change to your existing tickets.

*In Advance Tickets have a 10% saving off the Full Price and are only bookable online, by phone on 01242 705 555 or in person at the Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

**On The Day Tickets are Full Price and can only be purchased in person at Sudeley Castle Visitor Centre from 4.00pm on the day