Hillsborough Castle

Explore the gardens, discover a castle

families taking part in hands on activities at the palace.

Come along with all the family to Hillsborough Castle to enjoy activities inspired by the 1950s!

Sunday 27 - Monday 28 August


Discover 100 acres of ornamental lawns, meandering waterways, peaceful woodlands and picturesque glens that surround Hillsborough Castle.


Enjoy our Downshire Gallery and discover the Faces of Hillsborough Castle through this fascinating exhibition.


Family walks up the steps of Hillsborough Castle

Visit Hillsborough Castle

Explore 100 acres of breathtaking gardens and discover the castle’s unique history, from grand family home to charming royal residence.


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Hillsborough Castle Project

Historic Royal Palaces has been given an amazing and unique opportunity to take on the management of this beautiful Georgian mansion.