This year we are very excited to announce that you can bring your dog to visit Santa Claus at the castle! We have a special dog friendly day on December 14th. Your ticket includes a visit to Santa & admission to our Christmas trail inside the castle which your dog can come along on too! Afterwards you can enjoy a coffee in our dog friendly tea rooms or bring your pooch for a run in our designated "off lead" area which is a full 26 acres. Professional photographs will be available to purchase on the day as well.
Santa Claus is coming to Ardgillan Castle! You can visit him every weekend from the 8th of December through to the 23rd of December.
Your visit to Santa will include a small gift for every child and afterwards you will have admission to our new indoor Christmas Trail which you can explore at your own pace.
Our Christmas trail is a celebration of Christmas traditions from around the world and is set inside the beautiful period rooms of the castle. This is an experience for children of all ages and adults too! Keep an eye on our facebook page for sneak peeks of the trail.