Monday 2nd December 2019

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!

Audio-described tour, 6.15pm

Tour the castle accompanied by an audio describer, who will guide blind and partially sighted visitors through the castle, bringing to life the historic surroundings and spectacular light installations. Additional audio equipment will also be available, to ensure that everyone is able to access the tour.

British Sign Language Interpretation, 5.45pm, 6.45pm and 7.45pm

BSL interpreters will accompany Deaf and signing visitors around the castle, interpreting the mythical creatures and historical characters of the Castle of Light.

Autism-friendly visit, 8pm

Autistic visitors can tour the Castle of Light, knowing that there is a designated quiet space and/or the option of ear defenders to enable enjoyment of the tour.

It is suggested that you allow around 90 minutes to fully experience the show.

Please purchase tickets as normal online, ensuring you select the appropriate dates and times on Monday 2 December. If you need to arrange tickets for a carer or companion, please contact