Explore Spectacle of Light at Sudeley Castle
Now in its eighth year, the Sudeley Castle Spectacle of Light is back from 24 November to 30 December 2023. Explore the new, beautifully illuminated night-time trail around the castle’s exquisite grounds in Winchcombe. As you follow the festive trail, delight in the stunningly lit majestic trees and romantic ruins while listening to music.
New for 2023
This year’s theme is the Wonderful Wizard of Oz – follow Dorothy, the Lion, Scarecrow and Tinman as they try to find the Emerald City without encountering the Wicked Witch! Be dazzled by the sparkling water features, Garden of Fire, glimmering flowers in the Queens’ Garden, light beams and lanterns.
Festive food and drink
Sip festive, warming drinks including mulled wine and hot chocolate as you follow the magical trail around the wonderful grounds. Then visit the Castle Terrace where you can tuck into hot takeaway food and delicious doughnuts before heading home.
If you’re short on inspiration for Christmas presents for your history-loving family and friends, head to the castle’s gift shop where you’ll find some unique gifts and castle souvenirs.
With activities and entertainment for all ages, there’s something for everyone at the Spectacle of Light. So why not really get in the Christmas mood and stay a few nights at one of the Sudeley Castle Cottages* – they’re just a short stroll from the event.
- Tickets are bookable online from the Everyman Theatre, by phone on 01242 705555 or in person at the Everyman Theatre, in Regent Street, Cheltenham.
- Only registered assistance dogs are allowed at the Spectacle of Light.
- *The Spectacle of Light is a separately ticketed event and is not included with a booking for a Sudeley Castle Cottage.
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