Fire and light wild raven walk


  • Start date: 31 October 2019
  • End date: 03 November 2019
Walks last 25 minutes

Ticketing information

£7 admission (£5 for members). Under 4s go free.  

Hot beverage included.

Separate ticket (advance booking required)

Take a magical walk through the gardens and discover Hillsborough Castle's spooky side

Enjoy an atmospheric and immersive 'sound and light' adventure for the whole family this Halloween.

Experience the gardens in a whole new light as you are led by Hillsborough’s own wild ravens through the gardens, getting up close to its ghostly characters along the way.

Get creative and come in a creepy costume. There will be spot prizes for the best dressed! 

A hot drink and circus entertainment will be provided at the end of the walk.

For further information about the event, please see our FAQs.

A mother and two children the Glen at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens

Discover our Wonder Weekends together this Halloween! Enjoy some spooky storytelling and get hands-on with fascinating objects and craft activities.

Selected dates in October and November

Hillsborough Castle

Drop in throughout the day

Included in all admission tickets (members go free)

Illustration of magician with cards around him.

Be transported to the secretive world of Victorian high society as acclaimed "psychic" comedian Peter Antoniou re-imagines a 'séance' held by the famous Illusionist HERCAT.

31 October - 02 November 2019

Hillsborough Castle


Separate ticket (advance booking required)

An image of candles burning

Join in an interactive lecture to explore of the mysterious Goligher Circle, a family of working-class Belfast psychics who were the subject of a series of experiments from 1914 to 1920.

02 November 2019

Hillsborough Castle


Separate ticket (advance booking required)

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Shop Picnicware

Enjoy fine dining outdoors with our magnificent picnic hampers. Discover our luxury hampers and exquisite picnic blankets.

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Shop HRP Books & Publications

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