Ticketing info

Free with palace ticket (advanced booking required)

We're currently developing an exciting programme of events and activities for families at Hillsborough Castle over school holiday periods.

Available every day, you can pick up our gardens family activity trail from the Visitor Information Centre at Hillsborough Court house, or from the Hillsborough Castle Wardens at the main gate.

Special commemorative firings that take place on the Gun Park located on the Wharf.

Friday 2 June, Saturday 10 June, Saturday 17 June, Tuesday 14 November

Come to this exclusive family event with the English National Ballet and the Science Museum.

18 August - 20 August 2017

Kensington Palace

1 hour 15 minutes

Come face to face with mysterious mythical beasts, storm the battlements and discover the secret grotto in the Magic Garden.

01 April - 29 October 2017

Hampton Court Palace

Summer only