Brightening up Belvoir Castle with the Spectacle of Light and Sound!

Discover the wonder of Belvoir Castle at night with our beautiful Spectacle of Light and Sound throughout January and February. This magical after-dark experience for all the family allows you to explore our glorious landscape with an illuminated trail and light displays throughout the woodland and gardens.



Light up the night

Looking to banish the January blues with exciting things to do in Leicestershire for the whole family to enjoy together? Look no further than the Spectacle of Light and Sound. Among the many stunning light displays, you’ll be able to walk through the changing Light Curve and immerse yourself in the Carpet of Colour on the main lawn and the amazing power of Paraluna. Of course, there will be thousands of mesmerising light installations to dazzle and delight all ages! Make it a group outing and take advantage of our 25% discount on group bookings of more than 15 paying visitors.


The gift that keeps giving Grab a seasonal favourite from the Vale View Café

Fuel your spellbinding tour of our magnificent light displays with a selection of hot food and delightful treats. We’re keeping the festive favourites around for a little longer, with plenty of mulled wine and hot chocolate available to warm you on your beautiful walk along our luminous trail. Be sure to stop by the Vale View Café before you set off!


Early Bird tickets

We anticipate this outdoor light show to be a highly popular event with families and couples alike, so book early to avoid missing out on this spectacular after-dark celebration of light! 

Save 20% on full-price tickets when you book before 3rd January 2023.


Give the perfect Christmas gift

Combining quality family time with a unique seasonal experience, the Spectacle of Light and Sound is an extra special gift for a loved one. Book tickets now to look forward to a Christmas gift like no other and make the seasonal joy of bright and beautiful Christmas lights last a little longer.

Give the gift of a magical experience this Christmas with a visit to our sensational Spectacle of Light and Sound outdoor light show.

Make a day of your night

Beyond the breathtaking light displays of the Spectacle of Light and Sound, there’s plenty to see and to do to make the most of your visit to Belvoir Castle.

An afternoon at the Engine Yard

The best independent shops

Enjoy a spot of shopping in the Engine Yard retail village, where you’ll find the very best of beloved independent brands. We have a delightful range of local businesses all situated in one place, offering everything from speciality teas and artisan foods to boutique fashion and homeware. Whether you’re browsing for a special birthday present or stocking up on some essentials, browse a selection of our fantastic shops below:


The Duchess Gallery Lifestyle & Fashion Boutique, Jorge Artisan Foods Delicatessen, The Idle Mole Garden Shop, Cocoa Amore Artisan Chocolatier, Cherizena Speciality Coffee & Tea, Margo & Plum Glamorous Interiors, B Jewellery, Crafts4Kids Toy Shop.


All of the Engine Yard stores are open between 9am and 5pm but opening times may vary. For individual opening times, please see below.


Dine in style at the Fuel Tank

After enjoying the light display across the grounds and gardens, replenish yourself with a delicious bite to eat or even a cheeky tipple to warm you up on a cold winter’s day.

For a hearty hot meal, the Fuel Tank boasts traditional fish & chips, soups of the day and mouth-watering woodfired pizzas as well as tasty Kids Picnic packed lunches for tiny tums!


Toast the stars at the Balloon Bar

Shaken, stirred or on the rocks… However you prefer them, our cocktail menu showcases an array of fruity, punchy and aromatic cocktails as well as an extensive collection of craft gins.

Whatever your tipple, you’ll find a tall glass of tantalising flavour at the Balloon Bar.



Parking charges can be paid at any point throughout your stay, however, unless paying for all-day parking, we advise you to pay on exit so you know how many hours are owed for your visit.

Main Castle Car Park (Long Stay)

£1.20 per hour

All day £6