Gun salutes at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens

Updated 2 July. Following guidance from the government, outdoor spaces at Hillsborough Castle are now open Thursday-Sunday. The castle will reopen 30 July. Please read our visit information.

When

To be confirmed

12.00 Midday

Included in admission


Included in palace admission (members go free)

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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