Scotland’s Light Shows

The nights are fair drawing in, but we have
just the thing to shake of the cold-weather
blues – Scotland’s Autumn Light Shows!


Enchanted Forest, Pitlochry


logo-enchanted-forestKicking our list off is the most well-known light display north of the border, The Enchanted Forest. The multi-award-winning sound and light show is back in Fascally Woods with their “most ambitious display to date”, Shimmer. Look out for the fantastic light projection of a bird flying over the loch!


Fascally Woods, Pitlochry
Thursday, September 29, to Friday, October 30.
Adult tickets: £15.
Official website here


Dragon Matrix, Monikie


For the truly mystical head to dm-logoMonikie Country Park for an interactive Augmented Reality light show. Watch the woods come to life with lighting installations, music and giant figures. Bring a smart phone or tablet to meet hidden dragons, trolls and fairies.

Monikie Country Park
Wednesday, October 5, until Monday, October 31.
Adult tickets from £13.50
Official website here


Colours of Cluny, Forres



The inaugural Colours of Cluny will enhance Cluny Hill with a dramatic and mesmerising mixture of sound and light. Take the illuminated route from Forres town centre through Grant Park and up Cluny Hill for a show-stopping finale – the first of its kind in Morayshire – at the historic Nelson’s Tower.


Forres Town Centre
Wednesday, November 9, until Sunday, November 20.
Adult tickets from £8

Official website here


Botanic Lights, Edinburgh


The award-winning Botanic Lights dsc_6181are back at the Royal Botanic Garden for an all-new journey of light. Installations are set to transform the Victorian Palm House, the Chinese Hillside and also Inverleith House to create stunning views across the grounds, while indoor illuminations showcase the rich living collection of plants.


Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh
Thursday, October 13, until Sunday, November 6
Adult tickets from £15
Official website here