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How do I get to Belvedere House?
Our address is Belvedere House, Gardens and Park, Belvedere, Mullingar, Westmeath, N91 EF80
When do I need to arrive at Belvedere House, Gardens and Park?
The time on your ticket is your allocated time to arrive for parking. We are asking all of our guests to arrive on time
(15 mins. before your slot time).
Is there car parking available?
Yes, we have car parking available. However, Parking is extremely limited. You are entitled to one FREE car ticket per booking. Additional car par tickets can be bought for Belvedere Car Park at €10 per car. The majority of parking will be at Blackhall Car Park which is in the centre of Mullingar town. One free carpark space for Blackhall Carpark can be booked alongside your ticket. Once on site, you will be directed to a car parking space. Please adhere to our stewards’ directions as there is a planned parking strategy in place.
What are the dates and times?
The Land of Light experience runs every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from the 10th of November to the 23rd December between 5pm-830pm. Dates may change subject to demand.
How much are tickets?
Tickets are priced at €20.00 per adult, €16.50 per child, or €70.00 for a family of two adults and two children. Children under 24 months go free. (€1.50 applies per booking)
Tickets are only valid for the chosen date and time of the booking only. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferrable
Do I need to bring a printed ticket?
No, you can just show us the barcode on your phone and we will scan that.
What happens if I can’t make Land Of Light or want to cancel?
Tickets are non refundable, however we are happy to allow you to (1) reschedule your tickets by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the new date and time you are looking to reschedule to. An admin charge of €10 applies.
(2) gift your tickets to friends/family for the same date
What about bad weather?
The Land of Light experience is an outdoor event and can be enjoyed in all weathers. However, if we have to close Land of Light because of a weather warning issued in County Westmeath (such as wind or heavy rain warning), you have the option to reschedule your visit.
To reschedule go to the Land of Light.ie booking page and choose your new slot. Then email email@example.com your original booking details and your new booking details and we will complete the reschedule for you.
Is the event wheelchair and pram friendly?
The forest trail is suitable for most prams and wheelchairs.
Is there accommodation on site?
There is no accommodation on site but we have a list of nearby hotels and B&B options that you might like to check out here.
Is a carer free to accompany a person with additional needs?
One Carer is free of charge when accompanying an individual with additional needs. The Carer slot will be every Friday at 17.30pm.
However, you will be asked to show one of the following types of ID/documentation upon entrance – IAA Autism Card, or an associated membership card, GP letter or hospital consultant letter which confirms the visitor is unable to visit Land of Light independently without the aid of a Carer or mobility aid.
If you are attending as a family or a group we would ask that you make one booking ONLY. The Carer passes cannot be split across seperate bookings. So in short – (One Carer pass only per group attending on the night of the event)
How long does it take?
We recommend you put aside 60-90 minutes to enjoy our Land of Light experience. The trail itself is around 1.6 Kilometres long.
Is the event suitable for everyone?
One of the best things about the Land of Light experience is that it’s suitable for all the family – youngest to the wisest! Last year we welcomed babies, toddlers, children, teens, young couples, adults, grandparents and great grandparents! However, the experience is not suitable for anyone who might be adversely affected by flashing lights.
Is there on-site catering?
There will also be on site catering serving hot foods, snacks and hot and cold drinks.
Is there a discount for group bookings?
Please contact us for details of special pricing for group bookings (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Are there stewards on site?
Yes, there will be stewards placed along the route.
Are dogs allowed?
As there is a lot of ground based electrical equipment only assistance dogs are allowed.
Is alcohol accepted?
No. Please don’t bring alcohol into our site, we will confiscate any alcoholic products.
Can we take pictures?
Of course! We just ask that you don’t block the trail and keep to the rules on current social distancing. We’d love you to share your pictures and hashtag them too! #LandOfLightIreland
Are drones permitted?
No, drones are not permitted.
What should I bring and wear?
Dress for a typical Irish winter evening out! Wellies are recommended or sturdy boots – this is a rural trail! Wrap up warm, remember your gloves and bring your waterproofs when required. Leave umbrellas at home though as they can obstruct the view of others and cause damage to some of our hanging lights and features.
Is there somewhere I can leave my belongings?
No. Any belongings that you do not want to carry with you should be left with your vehicle.
Do we get access to Belvedere House & Gardens?
No sorry, apart from our indoor Virtual Reality experience, this is a fully outdoors event. Tickets for Belvedere House, Gardens and Park need to be purchased separately.