Wonderlights: Castle of Light at Malahide Castle

Castle of Light Malahide
Wonderlights at Malahide Castle

The Wonderlights experience makes its return after the hugely successful ‘Ireland by Night’ display at Palmerstown House Estate in 2019.

This year, Wonderlights presents ‘Castle of Light’ at the magnificent Malahide Castle and Gardens from 18 November to 23 December. Take an enchanting walk, as a spectacular mix of light displays and immersive projections fill the gardens with colour and soothing sounds.

Castle of Light Malahide
Wonderlights: Castle of Light map

Enjoy the 1.8km trail through the illuminated Castle and Woodland Gardens at your own pace. The multi-sensory trail is fully accessible for buggies and wheelchair-users, and caters to those with specific sensory needs.

Pass through the Magic Gate to access the Four Seasons of the Castle. Visit the Talking Tree and learn about the tales of the garden before enjoying the delightful Water Colours as you explore the Enchanted Forest. Enjoy the Wildlife by Moonlight display before heading to the Woodland Wonder. Finish up at the Walled Garden and stop off by Pond Life before you complete your journey.

After exploring the magical gardens, stop off for a bite to eat and a quick refreshment at the Woodland Café area.

Ticket prices:

Children (under 2)
Children (age 2–12)
Students (age 13–17/18+ with student ID)


Booking fee: €1.75


Entry times are every 15 minutes from 5pm-8pm every Thursday-Sunday. Visit the Wonder Lights website for more information.


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