Visit Hillsborough Castle and Gardens and discover Northern Ireland’s royal residence. Immerse yourself in history and royal splendour in the Castle, explore the 100 acres of beautiful gardens and discover the Imaginary Menagerie play trail.

Hillsborough Special Interest Tours

Special Interest Tours at Hillsborough Castle

16 September – 18 November

Do you have a special interest or want to delve deeper into Hillsborough Castle’s unique history? Join their specially themed guided castle tours, with dates throughout the year.

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Walking With The Snowman™

18 November – 07 January

Wrap up warm, bring your family and friends, and get ready for a heart-warming festive adventure. There are 12 giant The Snowman™ sculptures to discover, each beautifully hand painted by a different artist and inspired by the timeless Christmas classic ’12 Days of Christmas’. Can you find them all?

Hillsborough Christmas Wreath Making

Christmas Wreath Making Workshop

08 December – 09 December

Create your own handmade door wreath this Christmas at Hillsborough Castle using fresh foliage from the royal gardens. Guided by the talented and experienced hands of their resident florist, let your creative juices flow in this cozy, intimate session.

Hillsborough Castle & Gardens

Visit Hillsborough Castle and Gardens and discover Northern Ireland’s royal residence, located just 20 minutes from Belfast.

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