New Members Walking Tour of the 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



Ticketing information

Members go free, suitable for all ages (booking essential)

Please note the route of the tour includes steep steps

Please be aware, these events have been cancelled


Free (advance booking required)

Come and explore the gardens at Hillsborough Castle with Claire Woods, Garden Manager. Learn about the history, plants and people who shaped and planted the gardens. 

We recommend sturdy footwear as paths can be rough and the route will involve steep steps.

Each tour starts in the Weston Pavilion at the Lower visitors centre and finishes back at the Weston pavilion. Each tour lasts 90 minutes.

In light of the current situation regarding COVID-19 coronavirus, these events have now been cancelled. We will be in touch with all those who have booked tickets to let them know of this change of plans. We have not taken the decision to cancel these events lightly and would like to apologise for any inconvenience these cancellations have caused.

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