Tickets and prices

Buy online to save 10%

Buy online to save 10%

Ticket options for Hillsborough Castle and Gardens

Gardens ticket

 A gardens-only ticket includes:

  • All-day entry to 100 acres of world-famous historic gardens including our 18th-century Walled Garden, the Granville Garden, Lady Alice's Temple and the Lost Garden
  • Free car parking and full access to the castle shops, cafes, wifi and onsite visitor facilities

Combined castle tour and gardens ticket

Includes entry to all of our public attractions, gardens and on-site facilities:

  • A pre-booked 45-minute tour of Hillsborough Castle's magnificent state rooms with an expert guide
  • All-day entry to 100 acres of world-famous historic gardens including our 18th-century Walled Garden, the Granville Garden, Lady Alice's Temple and the Lost Garden
  • Free car parking and full access to the castle shops, cafes, wifi and onsite visitor facilities

Groups

Please see our special information for booking group visits

Gardens ticket price with 10% online discount

Ticket type Online price with donation

Members

entry to all 6 palaces from £53 per year

Free

Free

Adult

age 18-64

£8.00

£8.80

Child

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

£4.00

£4.40

Concession

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

£6.30

£7.00

Family saver 1

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

£14.00

£15.40

Family saver 2

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

£20.00

£22.00

Your donation helps

Hillsborough Castle and Gardens is looked after by the charity Historic Royal Palaces. Please help us to care for this important building and its gardens by adding a small donation when buying your ticket.

Combined castle tour & gardens ticket with 10% online discount

Type Online price with donation

Members

entry to all 6 palaces from £53 per year

Free

Free

Adult

age 18-64

£11.40

£12.60

Child age 5-15

under 5's go free; children must be accompanied by an adult.

£5.70

£6.30

Concession

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

£9.10

£10.10

Family saver 1

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

£19.90

£21.90

Family saver 2

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

£28.60

£31.50

Your donation helps

Hillsborough Castle and Gardens is looked after by the charity Historic Royal Palaces. Please help us to care for this important building and its gardens by adding a small donation when buying your ticket.

How to get tickets you've bought online

When you buy your tickets online, you can select from three 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 for scanning at the entrance.

Collect from the admissions area

  1. We'll email you your booking reference number.
  2. Bring this number and the credit/debit card you used to the admissions area at the castle.
  3. A member of staff will print your tickets for you.

By post

If you buy your tickets online seven days in advance (UK) or 10 days in advance (overseas visitors), we can post your tickets to you.

Family tours

Uncover the history of Hillsborough Castle on a fun tour designed with families in mind.

Family tours run on weekends (daily throughout the school holidays). Tours start at 11:15 and 15:15.

More about family tours.

Buying tickets in person or by phone

In person

Both garden-only tickets and combined castle tour & garden tickets can be bought on the day of your visit from the admissions area located next to the car park. Entry to the castle is via a tour only and as the number of tour tickets are limited, we recommend booking in advance.

By phone

Tickets can be bought in advance over the phone between 09:00 and 17:00.

Call Historic Royal Palaces on+44 (0)33 3320 6000

Text Relay users - please dial 18001 before the phone number. 

Please note that tickets bought in person and by phone are sold at the walk-up gate rate and do not qualify for the 10% online discount. 

Gardens tickets - walk-up price

Tickets for the gardens can be bought in person from the admissions desk at Hillsborough Castle.

Type Gate price with donation

Members

entry to all 6 palace for £53 per year

Free

Free

Adult

age 18 - 64

£8.90

£9.80

Child age 5-15

under 5's go free, children must be accompanied by an adult

£4.45

£4.90

Concession

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

£7.10

£7.90

Family saver 1

1 adult & up to 3 children

£15.60

£17.20

Family saver 2

2 adults & up to 3 children

£22.30

£24.60

Combined castle tour & gardens - walk-up price

Tickets are available on the day from our admissions area. We recommend you pre-book as castle tour tickets are limited.

Type Gate price with donation

Members

entry to all 6 palaces from £53 per year

Free

Free

Adult

age 18-64

£12.70

£14.00

Child age 5-15

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

£6.35

£7.00

Concession

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

£10.20

£11.30

Family saver 1

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

£22.20

£24.50

Family saver 2

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

£31.80

£35.00