Opening and closing times

Information on seasonal hours and planned closures

Information on seasonal hours and planned closures

Opening times

Opening times vary.

Summer - Castle and Gardens (03 April - 26 September)

Winter - Gardens only (29 September - 31 March)

05 January to 28 February 2022 - Gardens only

Wednesday - Sunday: 10.00 - 16.00. Last admission 15.00

From 01 March - Gardens Only

Wednesday - Sunday: 10.00 - 17.00. Last admission 16.00

Group visits to the Castle are available to book here

Closures and notices

Hillsborough Castle Village entrance

The entrance to the castle grounds via Hillsborough village is closed to everybody.

All other access is via the Weston Pavilion (entrance just off the A1. Please check our Getting here page for more information).

Hillsborough Castle Café

Please note the following dates:

Please note from 15 January - 27 February 2022, the café will be open for sit-in on weekends only. The cabin on the terrace will open Wednesday - Friday, serving soups, snacks and hot drinks for takeaway. 

The Stable Yard Shop and The Tea Room

Please note that the Stable Yard Shop and the Stable Yard Tea Room is temporarily closed until further notice. 

The Main Lawn. Showing shrubs in the foreground and trees seen across the lawn.
Things to see

Discover the ornamental lawns, meandering waterways, peaceful woodlands and picturesque glens that surround Hillsborough Castle.


Hillsborough Castle

Included in gardens admission (members go free)

Gardener picking apples from a tree in the Walled Garden.
Things to see

Enter the castle grounds through this 18th-century walled garden, which has been expertly restored using traditional methods.


Hillsborough Castle

Included in all admission tickets (members go free)