Historic Royal Palaces
Discover the ornamental lawns, meandering waterways, peaceful woodlands and picturesque glens that surround Hillsborough Castle.
09:30-18:00 (last admission is 17:00)
Included in all admission tickets (members go free)
Discover elegant State Rooms still used by the royal family on a guided tour of Hillsborough Castle.
Included in combined castle tour and gardens tickets (members go free)
Uncover the origins of the Hill family in their first home in Hillsborough.
Take a seat in this 19th-century temple and enjoy stunning views of the surrounding gardens.
Discover this calm, cosy room and learn about the historic meetings that have taken place within its walls.
Open daily for castle tours
Discover contemporary Irish art from the collection of HRH The Prince of Wales in this elegant family space.
Explore the ceremonial heart of the castle, where Her Majesty The Queen received guests at a coronation ball in 1953.
Explore this stylish setting for Georgian entertainment, where Her Majesty The Queen still hosts dinners.
Political history meets royal life and a spectacular collection of art, deep in the heart of Hillsborough Castle.
Explore the story of some key moments in the history of Ireland that shaped the role of Hillsborough Castle and Gardens.
Discover the heart of the castle, which provides access to some of the most important spaces.
Start your tour in the magnificent state entrance, where royals, politicians and peacemakers all enter the castle.