Getting To Dean Castle Country Park

Christmas Wonderland Presents Starry Nights takes place at Dean Castle Country Park in Kilmarnock.

Please note, other than Blue Badge, there will be no parking available on site, and we will be encouraging the use of public transport, or walking to the event.

To make your visit to Christmas Wonderland as easy as possible, we will be publishing information detailing available parking areas in due course, which may involve a walk to the event site.


Getting here on foot

All ticket holders should enter the park through the main gate on Dean Road, Kilmarnock. Your tickets will be scanned at this point.

Getting here by bus

Dean Castle Country Park is a 25 minute walk from Kilmarnock train station and main bus terminal or a 5 minute walk from the X76 Kilmarnock-Glasgow bus route. Alight on Glasgow Road, Kilmarnock, then follow Dean Road to the Country Park.

Getting here by taxi / drop offs

All taxis should follow the event signage and one-way system in place to our Drop Off Area. Pickups will be from the same location.

Getting here by car

If you are planning to drive, there are surrounding car parks that we encourage you to park in below. Please note, there are limited parking spaces so this is on a first come first serve basis.

St Josephs Campus Grassyards Road

Parking only available on Thursday / Fridays only until 9.30pm please note the car parks will be locked at 9.45pm.  Please note at weekends this car park will be locked at 5pm.

Ayrshire College

Parking is available after 4.30pm each day only.

St Mathews RC Church,  Grassyards Rd, Kilmarnock, KA3 7SH

A small donation on arrival to these locations would be gratefully received. 

Other Parking

Please do park responsibly and respectfully when visiting Starry Nights.  Please take care not to block driveways, or accessways and work with our marshalls and their parking directions.