Garden trails



The trails take 30 minutes to an hour


The Gardens

Ticketing information

Included in admission.

Included in all admission tickets (members go free)

Buy Hillsborough Castle & Gardens tickets

Grab your wellies!

Throw on your coat and wellies and follow one of our wonderful garden trails in search of seasonal highlights such as Cyclamens and Darmea.

With up to 100 acres to explore, there will be plenty to see and lots of wildlife to discover.

Collect a trail from the admissions desk on arrival.

Garden Highlights Tour

Our Head Gardner, Claire Woods takes you on a one-way route round our garden highlights and Instragrammable views! She has selected some of her favourite plants to look out for and top tips. 

The garden walk is approximately 2.1km and takes 30 minutes.

Download a gardens highlights trail map (PDF)

Explorer's trail

Find hidden spaces, secret corners and spot wildlife on our gardens and lake walk. 

Short loop 2.7km
Long loop 3.1km

Download an Explorer's trail (PDF)