Christmas at Hillsborough Castle

Update: 24 November: In line with the latest government guidance Hillsborough Castle and Gardens will be closed from 27 November until 11 December. Our gardens are still open on 26 November.

Join us for our festive Christmas trail, winter displays and a spot of Christmas shopping this December at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens.

Explore our historic gardens with your admission ticket, or become a member to enjoy unlimited adventures for a whole year.

Christmas bauble on blue background with elf figure in foreground.
Families Christmas

Can you find all the magical elves and fairies that are hidden in Hillsborough Castle's enchanted gardens?

12 December 2020 until 3 January 2021 (except 24-26 December)

Hillsborough Castle

The trail take 30 minutes to 1 hour

Included in all admission tickets (members go free)

Close-up of gathered red berries, feathers, red ribbon and Christmas foliage in a basket; collected from the Hillsborough Castle gardens.
Things to see Christmas

Enjoy our festive displays at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens this Christmas.

3-6, 10-13, 17-23 and 27-31 December 2020

Hillsborough Castle

Included in gardens admission (members go free)

The Main Lawn. Showing shrubs in the foreground and trees seen across the lawn.
Things to see

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


Hillsborough Castle

Included in gardens admission (members go free)

Book gardens tickets online

Discover the magic of the gardens this Christmas at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens (members go free).

Book Hillsborough Gardens tickets

Grab a takeway winter warmer or seasonal treat from our award-winning cafe!

Cake, scone and jam in a box

Shop gifts

Treat someone special to an exquisite gift from our shop.

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