Enjoy The Spirit Of Christmas At Dean Castle

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Get in to the Spirit of Christmas at Dean Castle in Ayrshire! Were they are lighting up the dark December nights with festive animations and spectacular effects.

Image Credit – Dean Castle & Country Park
  • Date & Time

    09 December 2022 – 23 December 2022

Wander along festoon-lit pathways to the castle which will be illuminated with a spectacular and immersive projection show. Get a first look of one of Kilmarnock’s most treasured landmarks in a whole new light after its recent renovation.

Make the experience even more magical by-
Treating yourself to a mulled wine, hot chocolate, mulled apple or sweet treat from our traditional market huts as you take in your surroundings
Finding your perfect shot for Instagram as the courtyard comes alive with trees and lights offering photo opportunities galore!
Writing a letter to Santa and post it to the North Pole.

Entry will be free and non-ticketed, giving everyone the chance to enjoy an affordable Christmas experience during this already expensive time of year.

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If loud noises and crowed spaces are not your thing ‘relaxed viewings’ on Mondays, where audio will be lowered, and capacity will be reduced.

Join the Dean castle team for this magical event as they start the countdown to Castle’s official re-opening in April 2023!



From the North and South (Glasgow and Prestwick Airports). From A77, take the B7038 turn off,

follow the B7038/Glasgow Road towards the town centre and turn left onto Dean Road. The main

car park is on the left.


Dean Castle Country Park is a 15 minute walk from Kilmarnock Train Station or a 5 minute walk from the X76 Kilmarnock-Glasgow bus route. Alight on Glasgow Road, Kilmarnock, then follow Dean Road to the Country Park.


Dean Castle Country Park is on the National Cycle Network. Use Route 73 to get here.


Disabled parking is available