Explore the history and heritage of our site - Rough Castle Experiences

Corona Virus update


This information will be updated regularly in line with the Scottish Governments guidance.

Do not attend if you or your household are displaying any COVID-19 symptoms.

Our event is completely outdoors – dress for the weather conditions.

Attendance will be strictly in groups of 6 with a maximum of 2 households. (Under 12’s are not included in this number).

Hand sanitising stations are located throughout the site – please use them.

We are operating track and trace in line with Scottish Government.

Please remain 2 metres from people on the trail and 1 metre in the hospitality area – allow time for queuing.

There is a one-way system in place and we are obliged to operate a no re-entry policy.

Face masks are encouraged but not essential – if this information changes this will be made compulsory for entry.

If the event is cancelled due to local lockdown or COVID-19 breakout a full ticket price refund will be issued, less booking fees.

A list of FAQs

1What if my local area is locked down?
Your ticket will be transferred to another date or refund provided less booking fees.
2How do I purchase tickets for the event?
Tickets can be purchase via our website, www.RoughCastleExperiences.co.uk. Ticket confirmation will be sent to you by email and will include your QR code and important information about the event. Please ensure you bring a printed or electronic copy of your ticket to the event so the QR code can be scanned upon entry. You will receive one electronic confirmation per booking.
3Do I need to buy tickets in advance?
Yes, with reduced capacities and track and trace in place it is essential that you book your tickets in advance.
4How much are tickets to A Christmas Miracle?
The ticket prices are as follows: • Children aged 0 to 3 – Free, no tickets are required for children aged 0 - 3 • 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.
5Can we collect tickets at the box office?
No, there is no collection at box office for this event. You can purchase tickets online and they are emailed to you. Your ticket will include a QR code and important information about the event. Please ensure you bring a printed or electronic copy of your ticket to the event so the QR code can be scanned upon entry. You will receive one electronic confirmation per booking.
6What does my ticket time mean?
The time on your ticket is the time you enter the Woodland and when your adventure starts. Please do not arrive any more than 5 minutes before your ticket time.
7I have not received a confirmation email, is this normal?
If you haven't received an email confirming your ticket purchase, first please check your junk folder. If the email still isn’t showing, please send us details of your booking and the e-mail address you used when you booked to info@roughcastleexperiences.co.uk We will investigate and respond.
8Will my tickets be posted out?
Tickets will be e-tickets, therefore you will NOT receive a printed ticket by post. You will receive a confirmation direct to your email for your purchase. Your ticket will include a QR code and important information about the event. Please ensure you bring a printed or electronic copy of your ticket to the event so the QR code can be scanned upon entry. You will receive one electronic confirmation per booking.
9I have lost or misplaced my tickets, can I get duplicates?
If you can't find your ticket, please contact us via email, info@roughcastleexperiences.co.uk to arrange for your replacement tickets. You may be required to prove your identity and/or proof of purchase.
10I have not received my ticket to the show tonight, what should I do?
If you've not received your tickets, contact us via email, info@roughcastleexperiences.co.uk, to arrange a replacement ticket by email at your earliest convenience. You will be required to show proof of purchase.
11I would like to exchange my tickets, is that possible?
Tickets can be exchanged at the sole discretion of the box office and subject to availability. Please give at least 48 hours notice from your original ticket time. Tickets cannot be refunded.
12Is there a waiting list for tickets if they are sold out?
No. We are not able to add names to a waiting list when the tickets are sold out.
13How long does the show last?
You should expect to be in the Woodland for around 45 minutes to fully appreciate the show. Please allow further time for food and entertainment. The site must be vacated by 10.00pm.
14What times do the shows start?
The shows will start in 15-minute intervals. The full range of remaining available times are available on our website, www.RoughCastleExperiences.co.uk. If you are late for your experience, we will try our best to accommodate you on another slot.
15What time does A Christmas Miracle close?
The site must be vacated by 10.00pm.
16Where will the event take place?
We are located at the Falkirk Wheel. The entrance is located off Lime Road, Tamfourhill, FK1 4RS. Further information will be provided to you before the event.
17Is there parking on site?
Yes, there is parking available on site, which is charged at £2 per vehicle. There is additional free parking available in the Falkirk Wheel overflow car park located off Millennium Drive, which is a short walk over the canal to the site.
18When should I arrive at the event?
Please arrive no earlier than 5 minutes before your ticket time.
19How long is the walk around the Woodland?
The route is 1.4km (just under 1 mile) and should take around 40 minutes to complete.
20What happens if the event is cancelled and how will I know?
The event will only be cancelled in the following circumstances: • When the weather in Falkirk is perceived to be a danger to the public in the Woodland (e.g. extremely high winds, extreme weather warning issued by the Met Office) • A major failure in the electronics system • Local lockdown or under other instruction from Scottish Government The event will NOT be cancelled in the following circumstances: • Heavy rain in Falkirk or the surrounding areas - we advise that all visitors dress appropriately for the weather and bring an umbrella. • Very cold weather - we advise that our visitors dress warmly and appropriately for cold weather The decision to cancel will be made at 11:00am on the day of the event. A notice will be posted on the front page of our website and on social media. You should check the web site from mid-day on the day you are going to visit, particularly if extremely high winds or storm conditions are forecast.
21If the event is cancelled do I get a refund?
Yes, alternatively you may be offered replacement tickets for another date.
22If the event is cancelled can I book another date?
If tickets are available, then you will be given the option to swap dates.
23Is the route accessible for Wheelchair users and prams?
Yes
24Can I take photographs or videos?
Yes – share on social media using the hashtag #HaveAMerryMiracle
25Rubbish & Smoking
Use the bins provided on site. No smoking on site please.


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