Explore and learn about Hillsborough Castle and Gardens
Hillsborough Castle Gardens are open. Tickets are available now.
Due to the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic our school programmes have changed.
We’re excited to welcome primary schools back to Hillsborough Castle & Gardens this term. We hope to be able to reinstate the full schools programme from September 2021.
We’re excited to welcome primary schools back to Hillsborough Castle & Gardens this term.
All the planning, practical and booking information you need for your school trip to Hillsborough Castle and Gardens
As with many public venues Historic Royal Palaces uses a range security measures to help minimise the possibility of terrorist, or other criminal activity taking place, and these measures also include procedures to deal with incidents should they actually happen.Security statement
Visitors are welcome to take photographs without flash within Hillsborough Castle. Photographic equipment- such as tripods and selfie sticks- should not be used inside the building. Filming is not permitted within the palace.
Historic Royal Palaces is a safeguarding-aware organisation and takes it's responsibility to protect children and vulnerable people seriously. We may sometimes ask therefore that visitors refrain from filming or photographing other visitors. If you have any concerns about a member of the public taking photos of your school or education group, please speak to a member of staff.