There are plenty of activities and events for anyone interested in learning more about the many stories of Hillsborough Castle.


We have a diverse and exciting learning programme, bringing our palaces to life for all adult audiences. Join us on a journey into these amazing places, where you’ll meet extraordinary characters, hear compelling tales and discover remarkable treasures.

We are developing a vibrant ticketed public programme of learning events at Hillsborough Castle. This will include talks, debates, workshops, special events and study days with historians, curators, conservators and more. Visit the What’s On page for our current season of events.

We're also putting together a new programme for local community groups, so check back here for further information coming soon.

If you'd like to visit as part of an organised group, purchase a day admission ticket or season pass, more information and prices can be found on our Visit Us page.


Discover Hillsborough Castle's history - from Georgian mansion to Peace Talks venue.

We're currently developing our schools programme at Hillsborough Castle and will be reaching out to local schools soon. Please check back here for further information.


Discover the results of Hillsborough Castle's Summer Archaeology Dig with a podcast from the experts at Northern Archaeological Consultancy Ltd. 

What can we tell from the items and burials uncovered?

What can the findings suggest was here before the Hill family?

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