Organisers unveil plan for A Christmas Miracle at Rough Castle in 2021

A postponed plan to launch a festive illumination trail at a Falkirk district attraction has been revived for Christmas 2021.

By Jonathon Reilly
Wednesday, 5th May 2021, 11:45 am
Updated Wednesday, 5th May 2021, 12:46 pm

Last year, organisers outlined their vision for A Christmas Miracle at Rough Castle.

However, the 1.4-kilometre-long route, near Tamfourhill, was unable to open due to the Scottish Government’s introduction of coronavirus protection levels.

It’s hoped to be a different story this year, though, as the organisers have unveiled how they’re going to “bring back some festive magic” for this December’s event.

Rough Castle Experiences previously lit up the woodland at Rough Castle, near Tamfourhill, when it held a Legion display on the Romans. Picture: Michael Gillen.

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    The organisers have teamed up with Glasgow-based street food providers Big Feed who’ll provide festive snacks, while Scotland’s theme park M&D’s will provide fairground attractions.

    Entry for children aged up to three years old is free, while those aged four to 12 can attend for £8.50.

    Adult tickets (13 or over) cost £12, a family bundle (two adults and two children) is price at £39 and a single guardian (one adult, one child over the age of three) can tour the trail for £17.50.

    Concession (senior/student) tickets cost £11.

    All prices are inclusive of VAT. A 3 per cent. Booking fee applies to all transactions.

    In the event of a cancellation, organisers say this is the only thing for which customers will not be refunded.

    For more information on the event, click here.

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