Hillsborough Castle and Gardens is now closed for major project works - re-opening in July 2018.

Getting 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.

Translink - journey planner

By Train

Nearest stations to the castle:

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

By Bus

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.

By car

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 us on: +44 (0)28 9268 1313