Christmas garden trail

11 December - 3 January

11 December - 3 January

Hillsborough Castle Gardens are open. Tickets are available now.


11 December 2020 until 3 January 2021 (except 24-26 December)

The trail takes 30 minutes, then feel free to explore the gardens


Throughout the Gardens

Ticketing information

Included in admission. No ticket required for children aged 5 and under.

Included in all admission tickets (members go free)

Buy Hillsborough Castle & Gardens tickets

Can you spot all the magical elves and fairies hiding in Hillsborough Castle's enchanted gardens this winter? Wrap up warm and see if you can find all their secret hideouts as you follow our festive garden trail.

Uncover the stories of the magical elves and fairies favourite winter plants and trees and discover the folklore surrounding Christmas.

Santa is planning to make a visit during December, so look out for him in the gardens on the following dates.

Saturday 19 - Wednesday 23 December

Don't forget to grab a warming treat to enjoy along the way from our fabulous café serving takeaway food and drinks.

Collect a trail from the admissions desk on arrival.

No ticket required for children aged 5 and under.