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Dads Go Free

Join us this Father's Day weekend

Join us this Father's Day weekend

Dads can enjoy the stunning gardens of Northern Ireland’s royal residence for free on Father's Day weekend 2024.

Discover the gardens this Father's Day

Make it a day to remember and explore the incredible 100-acre royal gardens with your family. Run free on the Imaginary Menagerie play trail, admire the historic formal gardens, or picnic in the shaded woodlands. Then treat yourself or your dad to a delicious drink, cake and lunch from the café.

This free gardens ticket offer is available for all dads on the above dates. Just arrive at the ticket office and let them know you’re a dad! Please see full Terms & Conditions below.

When

15 - 16 June 2024

In line with gardens opening hours

Ticket Information

Members and under 5s go free.

Castle tickets are not included in this offer.


Included in gardens admission (members go free)

Buy Gardens only tickets
A family of a mother, dad and two children in the cafe courtyard of the Weston Pavilion (visitor centre) at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens

Terms and Conditions

  • The promotion is not valid alongside any other offers.
  • Dads can visit the gardens for free without proof of being a dad or requiring another paid ticket.
  • If the visit slot is full at the time of arrival due to necessary capacity limits, the visitor(s) will need to wait until the next available slot.
  • Castle visits are not included. 
A family of a mum, dad and two children beside the Lake at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens

EXPLORE WHAT'S ON

  • Tours and talks
  • Events

Garden Workshops

Join our expert gardeners in workshops and explore Hillsborough Castle's historic gardens.

  • Until 14 September 2024
  • 10.30 - 12.30
  • Hillsborough Castle
  • Separate ticket (advance booking required)
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  • Events
  • Families

Peter Rabbit Adventure

Discover 100 acres of fun with Peter and friends this summer. Treat your family with free tickets for kids.

  • 29 June - 01 September 2024
  • In line with gardens opening hours
  • Hillsborough Castle
  • Included in all admission tickets (members go free)
Learn more
  • Things to see
  • Families

The Imaginary Menagerie

Enjoy a day out discovering our interactive play trail - the Imaginary Menagerie.

  • In line with gardens opening hours
  • Hillsborough Castle
  • Included in all admission tickets (members go free)
Learn more