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Travel information for your visit to Hillsborough Castle

Travel information for your visit to Hillsborough Castle

Hillsborough Castle is open Wednesday-Sunday until 21 January, when it will close until 12 February 2019. The Gardens are open as usual. Find out more here.

Hillsborough Castle
The Square
BT26 6AG

Plan Your Journey

Check here for up to date travel information to ensure a smooth journey to Hillsborough Castle.

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Travel disruption notices

Where possible, we aim to give notice of local events that may disrupt your travel to Hillsborough Castle. If you are visiting on the dates listed below it is advised you check in advance for travel advice. 

  • No known events

Means of transport


  • Lisburn station: (5 miles from Castle Bus services available from Lisburn bus centre (38 to Banbridge)
  • Moira station: (8-11 miles from Castle) Bus services available via Lisburn bus centre


  • Nearest bus stop: Hillsborough War Memorial.
  • There are regular bus services (238 to Newry) from central Belfast to Hillsborough (approx. 35 mins). Buses leave from Belfast Europa bus centre.


  • Hillsborough is located just off the A1 with easy access from the MI.


  • We are currently in the initial stages of building a new car park for everyone visiting the Castle grounds.
  • There is a public car park in the village just off Main Street, only a few minutes’ walk from the Castle. Parking charges are currently £1 for 5 hours.

Disabled parking

  • Car parking is available on-site for Blue Badge holders. 
  • This can be arranged in advance by calling +44 (0)28 9268 1313