7 December 2019 - 5 January 2020

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Spectacle of Light at Dalkeith Country Park

7 December 2019 – 5 January 2020

The magical after-dark adventure for all the family!

Explore the night-time wonder of Fort Douglas all lit under the stars. Take an amazing journey up amongst the woodland canopy in the magical Sky Maze. Marvel at the beauty of the Orangerie as you follow this visual feast around the gardens and across the river.

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Dalkeith Country Park illuminated for Spectacle of Light

Magical Experiences!

Discover a magnificent kaleidoscope of illuminated parasols and majestic trees hosting giant mirror balls. See meteors, pixie lanterns and much much more!

Experiencing a Spectacle of Light with festive food and cheer

Festive Food and Cheer!

Sip delicious Mulled Wine and Hot Chocolate as you enjoy this very special place. Tuck into scrumptious hot food up in the Fort area as well as down at Restoration Yard.

Fort Douglas illuminated for Spectacle of Light
Dalkeith Country Park Skymaze - a magical after dark adventure for all the family
Dalkeith Fort Douglas Illuminated for Spectacle of Light

Dates & Timings

7-8, 13-15, 17-23, 27-31 December 2019
2-5 January 2020
Entry Times from 4.00pm to 6.30pm

Each evening the Spectacle is a continuous experience with entry time slots every half hour. 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 your chosen time as tickets are only valid for that time and not transferable.

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

Tickets & Booking

TicketsAdvance Tickets*On The Day Tickets**
Adult 16+£15.75£17.50
Child 3-15£9.90£11.00
Family 2+2£44.55£49.50
Under 3'sFreeFree
Car ParkingFreeFree
Free Car Parking

*Advance Tickets having 10% saving off the Full Price only available online

**On the Day full price only in person at Dalkeith Country Park from 3.30pm onwards



Dalkeith Country Park, Midlothian EH22 1ST

Just two minutes from the Sheriffhall roundabout off the Edinburgh city bypass. Take the Dalkeith exit on to Old Dalkeith Road and turn left at King’s Gate.

Car Parking is free.

A DB Partnership production with Dalkeith Country Park.

Further Information is available online at DalkeithCountryPark.co.uk/Spectacle, by email: spectacle@dalkeithcountrypark.co.uk or by phone: 0131 654 1666.

Or to find out more about Dalkeith Country Park’s Spectacle of Light contact us.

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What Visitors Have Said

..A magical place made more magical..

..The whole family absolutely loved it..

..Serene and romantic..

..The tulips were beautiful..

..The children were captivated..

..A beautifully dramatic environment..

..The moon was enchanting..

..Shows the castle at its best..

..We all absolutely loved it..