Starry Nights at Dean Castle 

We are very proud to announce the launch of yet another incredible experience!

Embrace your CHRISTMAS SPIRIT (yes, that’s right! That time already…) and join us from December 8 to 23 for some pretty magical outdoor festive fun on the incredible grounds of Dean Castle & Country Park in Kilmarnock this year when we launch the brand-new Starry Nights Christmas Wonderland.

Santa will be there – of course – to enjoy the fully immersive, festively illuminated light and sound installations and the nation’s largest star-shaped Starry Night tunnel, Twinkle the Elf, the Grinch at Who-ville, Oh Deer, Singing Trees and Fenwick Fairies and oh, so much more…

Starry Nights at Dean Castle is proud to host Scotland’s largest star-shaped tunnel installation⭐ So get ready for a truly dazzling experience as you venture through the beautiful grounds and light up your festive season, with an array of enchanting soundscapes and illuminations for you to enjoy along the way! 

Designed and produced by the team at GC Live and delivered by technical partners, 21CC Group, guests are invited to enjoy an unforgettable experience that promises family festivities for everyone.

Geoff Crow, Director of 21CC Group said: “We are just so excited to bring Christmas Wonderland and our magical Starry Night Experience to Dean Castle this year. The experience really showcases the Castle in all its beauty with plenty of surprises to look forward to, including an array of delicious food and drink, and Christmas entertainment to add to the festive atmosphere. We are looking forward to seeing our Christmas Wonderland Starry Night experience at Dean Castle get the nation into the Christmas spirit from the word ‘sparkle’!”

Tickets start from £9 for children 4 to 15 years old plus booking fee and from £14 for adults plus booking fee. Children under 3 go free. Grotto tickets can be added to your basket from just £9 per child.

The walk will take approximately 1-2 hours, depending on how long you dwell at each installation. If you are visiting Santa’s Grotto, visitors are expected to be at the Castle for approximately 2 hours. You are welcome to walk around as many times as you like.

Tickets will have allocated time slots for guests to arrive in. First entry is at 4pm and last entry is at 7pm. It is recommended tickets are booked online in advance to avoid disappointment, but there is a small box-office for walk-ins. Walk-in price is £2 more for adults and £1 more for a child.

This brand-new magical Christmas event is not to be missed – get your tickets while you can!


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