Hillsborough Castle art tour


  • Monthly

Ticketing information

Tours are included in your combined castle tour and gardens ticket (members go free).

Dates to be announced soon. 

Included in combined castle tour and gardens tickets (members go free)

Hillsborough Castle is a place to see great art. Join leading art historian Amanda Croft as she guides you through Hillsborough’s treasures including unique works from the Royal Collection and other major lenders on display for the first time in Northern Ireland.

The 45-minute tour is followed by a light brunch and opportunity to view our newest acquisition “A Mummer’s Banquet” by John Kindness.

Your art tour includes guided access to all the State Rooms that make up this elegant Georgian home. You can also explore 100 acres of beautiful gardens, which are also included in your ticket, to complete a relaxing day out.  

Members go free

Castle tours are free for Historic Royal Palaces Members but must be booked in advance. Please call +44 (0)33 3320 6000 to book your place.

An exterior photo of the South facade of Hillsborough Castle on a sunny September day. Framed by greenery.
Tours and talks

Join us as we uncover the hidden histories of Hillsborough Castle from a different perspective.

31 August, 28 September and 26 October

Hillsborough Castle


Included in combined castle tour and gardens tickets (members go free)

A guide shows a group of visitors the Throne Room in the State Rooms at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens. Two red and gold thrones sit at one end of the room and the walls are lined with green silk damask and the walls are lined with historical artwork.
Tours and talks Things to see

Discover elegant State Rooms still used by the royal family on a guided tour of Hillsborough Castle.

Open daily

Hillsborough Castle

Included in combined castle tour and gardens tickets (members go free)

A lady stands in a Georgian room, looking around her at the gold-framed paintings adorning the Red Room. The walls are covered in deep red silk damask and a marble fireplace is visible. An older couple can be seen in the background, also looking at the paintings.
Things to see

Political history meets royal life and a spectacular collection of art, deep in the heart of Hillsborough Castle.

Open daily for castle tours

Hillsborough Castle

Included in combined castle tour and gardens tickets (members go free)

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