This Easter, scramble down a rabbit hole at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens…
Updated 25 March. In line with Public Health England guidance, we have taken the decision to close all six of our palaces and gardens until 31st May. We will be reviewing this and will keep you updated. Please read our statement for further information. Read our statement
Unfortunately this event is cancelled.
Hillsborough Castle's gardens are over-run with rabbits! Can you help us find them?
Make the most of spring time and bring along the entire family to follow an activity-filled trail around the gardens of Hillsborough Castle.
Use your map to follow the bunny trail, taking part in activities, answering questions and meeting some exciting new characters along the way.
Collect your stamps at all six locations around the gardens to claim your chocolate bunny prize!
The trail is designed for children aged 2-12 years old and their families. Allow 2 hours to complete it with ease.
Why not join today as a member of Historic Royal Palaces and enjoy unlimited adventures at our six palaces.
Make your own bunny ears
Make your own bunny ear headdress to wear while you're following your trail.
Spot the rabbit
The pesky bunnies are causing trouble for the gardener, chomping their way through his tasty vegetable patch. He's not very happy! Can you help him spot the rabbits ruining his prize vegetables?
Hmm, some of the things in the Summer House have got into a bit of a muddle. Can you work out which items are rabbit related?
Poacher in the Pinetum
Whispers on the estate say there is a poacher hiding in the Pinetum! Can you find them? What have they got hiding in their sack?
Beat the butler
The butler has so much to do, with so little time. Can you help prepare for the Marchioness of Downshires' guests?
Solve the rabbit riddle
Rabbits are well-known tricksters. Solve a rabbit riddle to claim your stamp.