Tickets and prices

Explore the castle with a guided tour.

*Our members get more

Tours of the castle are included in Historic Royal Palaces membership. These tours must be booked in advance by phone.

Our members also enjoy free and unlimited access to all six historic royal palaces all year round.

More about membership

Castle tour with Gardens access

Type Price

Members*

Free

Adult

£8.00

Child

£5.50

Concessions

£7.00

Family 1

£17.00

Family 2

£22.00

Under 5s

Free

Ticket type

Child: Under 16 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Adult: 16 years and over.
Concessions: Full-time students (16 years and over) and over 60s.
Family 1: One adult and up to three children.
Family 2: Two adults and up to three children.

Gardens only prices

Type Price

Members*

Free

Adult

£5.00

Child

£3.50

Concessions

£4.00

Family 1

£12.00

Family 2

£15.00

Under 5s

Free

Give more without paying more

If you are a UK taxpayer, the government’s Gift Aid scheme allows us (as a charity) to reclaim an extra 25p on every £1 of your admission fee at no extra cost to you. Please remember to tick the box when you see the Gift Aid logo.

What's included in my ticket?

The castle tour and gardens

The castle guided tours provide a group tour of the late Georgian mansion, which also includes entry to the Downshire Gallery and palace gardens.

The gardens

Wander through 96 acres of beautiful gardens and visit sites such as the Quaker burial ground and the ice house. Please note that this ticket does not include entry to the castle.

How long are my tickets valid for?

Tickets are only available for the date and time selected.

 

Group Castle or Castle and Gardens tours

Type Castle Castle and Gardens

Adult

£7.20

£12.60

Child

£4.95

£9.00

Concessions

£6.30

£11.70

To book your castle or combined castle and garden tour:

Group Gardens access

Type Unguided Guided

Adult

£4.50

£7.20

Child

£3.15

£4.95

Concessions

£3.60

£6.30

To book your garden tour:

Book tickets by phone

24-hour information line about the castle and gardens:
Call 0844 482 7777 from the UK. Calls cost 5p per minute plus your phone company’s access charge.
Call +44 (0)20 3166 6000 from outside the UK.

Historic Royal Palaces switchboard:
Call +44 (0)20 3166 6000 between 09.00 and 17.00.

Textphone users must dial 18001 before any of the above numbers.

Buy tickets in person

Tickets are available on the day from Hillsborough Visitor Information Centre.