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Christmas at the Castle - Christmas Entry & Light Trail Tickets

Christmas at the Castle - Christmas Entry & Light Trail Tickets

Warwick, West Midlands
- 7 Jan 2024

About Christmas at the Castle - Christmas Entry & Light Trail

Each year we welcome one and all to come and spend time under the starry night sky and dazzling Christmas lights to spark imagination and festive cheer at this time of year.

Located in Warwickshire and close to Birmingham, you don’t want to miss this rare opportunity to see Warwick Castle in the evening. As the trail glistens and glows, you’re sure to see the castle and its grounds in a different light.

Watching the winter sun set beneath the walls of Warwick Castle is one of the most enchanting sights you will see. The night sky is filled with an array of twinkling lights. From a Nutcracker inspired entrance to displays of dancing light on the castle walls, there is something for the entire family, young and old alike. With a fully accessible route, you won’t want to miss the best Christmas experience in the Midlands.

As dusk arrives, immerse yourself in breathtaking surroundings lit up with larger-than-life illuminations. Wander the beautiful gardens with twinkling trees and projections that light up the sky. Whatever your age, our castle Light Trail is sure to bring the real magic of Christmas to life.

Light Trail

Journey through our magical illuminated light trail in the historic grounds and gardens of the castle.

Our festive Light Trail returns to illuminate the castle and its grounds, bigger and better than ever before, with impressive new installations and thousands of shimmering lights spread across the iconic castle grounds. 

Opening Times & Itinerary

The Castle is open daily from 10am - closing times vary by date or event.

Admission Information

Please provide the e-ticket sent to you to staff at the entrance to Warwick Castle (CV34 6AH)

Important Information

Disabled access

Warwick Castle was built as a medieval fortress and as such has a number of steps, narrow passageways and low doorways which can present a challenge to guests with reduced mobility. All shows take place outside and are fully accessible. The last four rooms of the Castle Dungeon attraction are fully accessible and available free of charge to wheelchair users and one carer, The Castle Dungeon is dark with spiral stairs so may be unsuitable for some guests with reduced mobility or certain medical conditions. The Great Hall, State Rooms, Chapel and Warwick’s Royal Weekend Party have 10 steps to the entrance, guests who are able to ascend these steps can use the wheelchair provided located at the top of the steps

Visit Time

4-5 hrs


Amusement Parks


Under 3’s are free of charge. Children under 16 years old need to be accompanied by an adult (18+)

We are a member of the Society of Ticket Agents and Retailers (STAR) and operate within the code of practice STAR sets down for its members.