Tickets and prices

Book tickets online

Book tickets online

Castle and gardens tickets

Please pre-book your ticket and time slot online before you visit. You can also purchase tickets on the day at our ticket office. You will not be able to enter the gardens without a valid ticket. The duration of your visit is not restricted in any way. 

The time slot you select will be your entry time for the castle, however you can enter the gardens at any time on the day of your visit, from first admission at 10.00. Entrance to the castle is via the State Entrance. We recommend allowing 30-45 minutes to make your way from the car park to the castle entrance for the start of your visit. 

Dogs are not permitted within the castle gardens unless they are registered assistance dogs.

A castle and gardens ticket includes entry to all of our public attractions, gardens and on-site facilities:

  • Entry to the stunning Castle State Rooms, with their fascinating royal and political history and spectacular art collections
  • 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 shop, cafe, wifi and onsite visitor facilities

Information for Gardeners World card holders.

Ticket type No donation With donation

Members

entry to all 6 palaces from £62 per year

Free

Free

Adult

age 18-64

£15.25

£16.80

Child

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

£7.60

£8.40

Concession

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

£12.20

£13.50

Family saver 1

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

£26.60

£29.30

Family saver 2

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

£41.90

£46.10

Child under 5 years

(no ticket required)

£0

£0

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.

Gardens-only ticket prices

Please pre-book your ticket and time slot online before you visit. You can also purchase tickets on the day at our ticket office. You will not be able to enter the gardens without a valid ticket. The duration of your visit is not restricted in any way.

Dogs are not permitted within the castle gardens unless they are registered assistance dogs.

A gardens-only ticket includes:

  • Entry to 100 acres of world-famous royal gardens including including our Imaginary Menagerie play trail, the 18th-century Walled Garden, the Granville Garden, Lady Alice's Temple and the Lost Garden
  • Free car parking and full access to the castle shop, cafe, wifi and onsite visitor facilities

Information for Gardeners World card holders.

Ticket type No donation With donation

Members

entry to all 6 palaces from £62 per year

Free

Free

Adult

age 18-64

£10.00

£11.00

Child

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

£5.00

£5.50

Concession

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

£8.00

£8.80

Family saver 1

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

£17.50

£19.30

Family saver 2

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

£27.50

£30.30

Child under 5 years

(no ticket required)

£0

£0

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.

Honey Fair Castle and Gardens tickets

Please pre-book your ticket and time slot online before you visit. You can also purchase tickets on the day at our ticket office. You will not be able to enter the gardens without a valid ticket. The duration of your visit is not restricted in any way.

The time slot you select will be your entry time for the castle, however you can enter the gardens at any time on the day of your visit, from first admission at 10.00. Entrance to the castle is via the State Entrance. We recommend allowing 30-45 minutes to make your way from the car park to the castle entrance for the start of your visit.

Prices below are for a Honey Fair Combined Castle and Garden ticket and includes:

  • Admission to the Hillsborough Honey Fair (06 - 07 August)
  • Entry to the Castle State Rooms
  • All-day entry to the gardens 
  • Free car parking and full access to the castle shop, cafe, wifi and onsite visitor facilities

Information for Gardeners World card holders.

Ticket type No donation With donation

Members

entry to all 6 palaces from £62 per year

Free

Free

Adult

age 18-64

£17.00

£18.70

Child

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

£8.50

£9.30

Concession

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

£13.60

£15.00

Family saver 1

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

£29.70

£32.60

Family saver 2

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

£46.70

£51.40

Child under 5 years

(no ticket required)

£0

£0

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.

Honey Fair Gardens-Only tickets

Please pre-book your ticket and time slot online before you visit. You can also purchase tickets on the day at our ticket office. You will not be able to enter the gardens without a valid ticket. The duration of your visit is not restricted in any way.

Dogs are not permitted within the castle gardens unless they are registered assistance dogs.

Prices below are for a Honey Fair gardens-only ticket and includes:

  • Admission to the Hillsborough Honey Fair (06 - 07 August)
  • Free car parking and full access to the castle shop, cafe, wifi and onsite visitor facilities

Information for Gardeners World card holders.

Ticket type No donation With donation

Members

entry to all 6 palaces from £62 per year

Free

Free

Adult

age 18-64

£11.20

£12.30

Child

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

£5.60

£6.10

Concession

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

£8.90

£9.80

Family saver 1

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

£19.50

£21.50

Family saver 2

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

£30.70

£33.70

Child under 5 years

(no ticket required)

£0

£0

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.

Castle and gardens tickets for group visits

Group visits are available for both combined Castle and Garden tickets or Gardens-only tickets.

Buy group tickets

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.

If you are not able to download your e-tickets using the link in your confirmation email, please show your reference number which begins 421xxxxxxxx to the ticket desk when you arrive and staff on site will be able to print your tickets for you.

How to book a carer ticket

Visitors are entitled to bring an accompanying carer free of charge. These complimentary adult carer tickets can be obtained on the day of your visit upon presentation of proof of registered disability.