7 recommendations for you...

There's so much fun to be had; from playing in and exploring the surrounding gardens, woodland, and waterways to discovering the secrets and stories of the 18th century Castle.

Open daily

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


Discover 100 acres of ornamental lawns, meandering waterways, peaceful woodlands and picturesque glens.


Don your circle skirt and join us for an evening of 1950s music, fashion and cocktails at Hillsborough Castle.

Cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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


An evening talk with Historic Royal Palaces' Chief Curator, Lucy Worsley

03 November - 03 November 2017

19.00 - 20.30

Rear view of Hillsborough Castle in the snow

Have a go at making authentic Victorian floral decorations this Christmas.

02 December - 02 December 2017

10.00-12.30 or 14.30 - 17.00