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

Tickets and prices

*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

£9.50

Child

£6.00

Concessions

£7.50

Family 1

£18.00

Family 2

£25.00

Under 5s

Free

These rates are valid from 1 July 2018.

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.

** Note: Family 1 and Family 2 tickets are not able to be booked online.
Please call to book on - +44 (0)20 3166 6000 

Garden 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

Thank you for playing your part

Historic Royal Palaces is an independent charity and we rely on the support of our members, visitors and donors. When you buy a ticket you are helping us to care for the palaces and give them a future as valuable as their past.

Give more without paying more

If you are a UK taxpayer, make your donation ticket go further by ticking the Gift Aid box when completing your purchase. Historic Royal Palaces will be able to claim an additional 25% of the value of your ticket at no extra cost to you.

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. You will also get access to the palace gardens on the day of your visit.

The gardens only

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

How long are my tickets valid for?

Tickets purchased in advance are valid for the selected date and time of your visit only and are non-transferable.

 

Group Castle tours

Type Price

Adult

£8.80

Child

£5.60

Concession

£6.90

These rates are valid for group bookings for tours from July 2018.

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

These rates are valid from 1 July 2018.

To book your garden tour:

Book tickets by phone

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

Text Relay users must dial 18001 before the telephone number.

Buy tickets in person

Tickets are available on the day from Hillsborough Visitor Information Centre. It is recommended you pre-book for castle tours as the number of tickets available is limited.

Please note that third party promotions and special offers can only be used when providing ticketing staff a physical voucher at the Hillsborough Castle ticket office and separate terms and conditions apply.

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