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A Christmas Miracle at Rough Castle – 2021

We’re back in 2021 and this year our woodland will once again be brought to life in a blaze of colour and light  as we bring some festive magic to Rough Castle and present, ‘A Christmas Miracle at Rough Castle’

Wander our 1.4km illumination trail, use your festive magic and cheer and be transported into a woodland world of light & illumination.

Joining us for the first time this year, Rudolph and his real life Reindeer will guide you through Rough Castle Christmas Woodlands in search of Santa. That’s not all! Journey through enchantment to our to 35 metre Polar Ice Tunnel of Light on your Christmas quest.

Only a Christmas Miracle from Santa can transport you back to your own world in time for Christmas

Join us and as we end this year with a miracle at Rough Castle and BOOK your tickets now


The ticket prices are as follows: 
• Children aged 0 to 3 – Free, no ticket required!
• Children aged 4 to 12 – £8.50 
• Adult (13 or over) – £12.00 
• Family (2 adults, 2 children) – £39.00 
• Single guardian (1 adult, 1 child over 3) – £17.50 
• Concession (Senior/ Student) £11.00 
All prices shown are inclusive of VAT. A 3% booking fee applies to all transactions. 
In the event of a cancellation this is the only thing for which you will not be refunded.

Past Events


Our flagship event ‘Legion’ celebrated the heritage of our site and saw us voted as Regional Finalist at the Scottish Thistle Awards

A sound and light show like no other taking you back in time, to when the Ancient Romans ruled over their most Northern British Frontier- The Antonine Wall. 
A Roman General appoints YOU! To go beyond the wall! Search the woods! Find the Picts! See the magic! 
A fun and interactive sound and light adventure that immersed our visitors in the history of the site and transported them back in time. 

Did you know: 

Brought over 5000 visitors to our site
We contracted 9 local businesses 
Worked with 6 schools and community groups 
The event created over 30 jobs 
Employed 20 actors 
We employed 2 social enterprises  
We gave work experience and employment to 6 students from the local colleges 
We commissioned a projection mapping team of 2 
We commissioned a local artist 
We commissioned 5 aerial acrobats  
Our event included over 2000 lights and 3200 metres of cable.


Customer Feedback
Liz McGhee


Truly enjoyable experience! for both adults and kids!! Staff/Actors were amazing!!! Venison burgers a must! thank you so much , looking forward to more up and coming events! Well done! #WeAreLegion

Linda Mcphillie


We had a brilliant time. The event was really well organised and all of the staff were great. Very child friendly and the catering was excellent. Well done to all involved for bringing such a great event to the local area.

Angie Alexander


This was an amazing, fully immersive experience for my 5 and 7 year old boys. They absolutely loved it, as did my husband and I. Really hope you put on more events would definitely be back. Thank you so much.


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