Hillsborough Castle and Gardens is now closed for major project works - re-opening in July 2018.

Hillsborough Castle

Explore the gardens, discover a castle

Explore the gardens, discover a castle

An exterior photo of the South facade of Hillsborough Castle on a sunny September day. Framed by greenery.

The Hillsborough Castle Project

Opening doors, exploring stories, inspiring the future – for everyone

We're opening the doors of Hillsborough Castle in Northern Ireland for everyone to explore the stories of this extraordinary place, and take part in its inspiring new future. 

Support us

We are a charity and there's several ways you can support us.

Become a member

Explore and discover so much more about each of the six palaces with limitless visiting throughout the year.

Volunteer with us

Volunteers support the palaces in many different ways. See what roles we have available and register your interest.

More about volunteering
Sketch of stable yard surrounded by people

Hillsborough Castle Project

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