Tickets and prices

You must pre-book your ticket

You must pre-book your ticket

Updated 2 July. Following guidance from the government, outdoor spaces at Hillsborough Castle are now open Thursday-Sunday. The castle will re-open 30 July. Please read our visit information.

Gardens-only ticket prices

To enable us to meet social distancing guidelines, we have had to reduce the number of visitors on site at any one time. Please pre-book your ticket and an arrival time slot online before you visit. You will not be allowed to enter the gardens without a ticket. You can arrive at any time within your chosen time slot to enter the gardens. The duration of your visit is not restricted in any way.

Dates available for online bookings: 18 June to 12 July

A gardens-only ticket includes:

  • Entry to 100 acres of world-famous royal gardens including our 18th-century Walled Garden, the Granville Garden, Lady Alice's Temple and the Lost Garden
  • Free car parking 

Our indoor spaces, shops and cafés remain closed for now but will be re-opening soon.

Ticket type No donation With donation

Members

entry to all 6 palaces from £55 per year

Free

Free

Adult

age 18-64

£9.90

£10.90

Child (age 5-15)

Under 5's go free. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

£4.90

£5.40

Concessions

age 65+ or 16-17, full-time student, disabled visitor

£7.90

£8.70

Family saver 1

1 adult & up to 3 children (aged 5-15)

£14.80

£16.30

Family saver 2

2 adults & up to 3 children (aged 5-15)

£24.70

£27.20

Castle and garden tickets

To enable us to meet social distancing guidelines, we have had to reduce the number of visitors on site at any one time. Please pre-book your ticket and an arrival time slot online before you visit. You will not be allowed to enter the gardens without a ticket. You can arrive at any time within your chosen time slot to enter the gardens. The duration of your visit is not restricted in any way.

Dates available for online bookings: 30 July - 9 August

A ticket includes:

  • Entrance to the castle
  • Entry to 100 acres of world-famous royal gardens including our 18th-century Walled Garden, the Granville Garden, Lady Alice's Temple and the Lost Garden
  • Free car parking 
Type No dontation With donation

entry to all 6 palaces from £55 per year

entry to all 6 palaces from £55 per year

Free

Free

Adult

age 18-64

£13.70

£15.10

Child 

age 5-15 (must be accompanied by an adult)

£6.80

£7.50

Concessions

age 65+ or 16-17, full-time student, disabled visitor

£10.90

£12.00

Family saver 1

1 adult & up to 3 children (aged 5-15) (please state numbers when booking)

£20.50

£22.60

Family saver 2

2 adults & up to 3 children (aged 5-15) (please state numbers when booking)

£34.20

£37.70

Your donation helps

Historic Royal Palaces is the self-funding charity which cares for Hillsborough Castle and Gardens. The 'with donation' price in the table includes an optional 10% donation towards our charitable work. By making this donation you are helping us at a time when we're facing serious financial challenges resulting from the Coronavirus. 

You can make your donation go further by ticking the Gift Aid box when completing your purchase. Historic Royal Palaces will be able to claim an extra 25% of the value of your ticket at no extra cost to you.

Thank you for supporting us.

How to get tickets you've bought online

For tickets purchased online, you can choose from the following two delivery options:

Receive tickets by email or print at home

  1. Click the link in the email that we’ll send you and print out all your tickets or
  2. Download your PDF ticket to your mobile to show at the entrance.