His Royal Highness The Prince Philip,
Duke of Edinburgh

Historic Royal Palaces joins the Royal Family and millions of people across the country in mourning the passing of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

Following the death of His Royal Highness, there will be changes to opening hours for the gardens at Hampton Court Palace and Hillsborough Castle. For further information, please read our FAQs page.

 

 

Friday Walkies

Dog walking trial sessions for visitors and their dogs

Dog walking trial sessions for visitors and their dogs

9 April 2021. Following the death of His Royal Highness, there will be changes to opening hours for the gardens at Hampton Court Palace and Hillsborough Castle. For further information, please read our FAQs page

When

Fridays in November, starting 6 November, 13.00 to 16.00 (last admission 15.00)

The route takes approximately 45 minutes.

Where

The Gardens


Ticketing information

Included in admission. Dogs go free.


Included in all admission tickets (members go free)

Buy Hillsborough Castle gardenstickets

Throughout November, we will be trialling some new dog walking sessions where visitors and their dogs are invited to explore the gardens between 1-4pm (last admission 3pm) on our specially designed dog walking route. Simply follow our paw print route markers to guide you along the way.

We look forward to welcoming you and your four-legged friends soon!

To ensure your visit is enjoyable for everyone, please take notice of the following:

  • Dogs to be kept on leads at all times
  • Visitors should clean up after their dogs - poo bags should be placed in the bins in the gardens
  • Dogs are not allowed in the Walled Garden, only the permitted dog walking route as signposted
  • Drinking water will be provided outside the Lower Visitor centre
Stones placed on wood set out in the shape of a dog paw print
Hillsborough Castle Gardens map