Gun salutes at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens

Update 27 November: We are closed from 27 November to 02 December inclusive. The gardens will now reopen on Thursday 03 December in line with updated guidance from the Northern Ireland Executive.


To be confirmed

12.00 Midday

Included in admission

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Buy Hillsborough Castle and Gardens tickets

The 206 (Ulster) Battery of the Royal Artillery, also known as the Ulster Gunners fire a gun salute. 

The commemorative firings take place on the south terrace outside the castle drawing room. You will need a Gardens or Castle and Gardens ticket to watch the firing.

The gun salutes take place at 12:00 midday when 21 rounds will be fired at 5 second intervals from 3 guns.

Upcoming gun salutes:

  • 6 February 2020 - Accession day