Hillsborough Castle

Type:Castle / Fort

The Square, Hillsborough, Northern Ireland, BT26 6AG

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The late Georgian mansion was built in the 1770s by Wills Hill, first Marquis of Downshire and was later remodelled in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Guide Prices

See website. House by guided tour only, advance booking recommended.




  • Guide Dogs Permitted


  • Café
  • On-Site cafe/restaurant/catering
  • Refreshments Available
  • Restaurant

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing facilities

Establishment Features

  • Cater for Corporate events
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality
  • Toilets
  • Wedding Venue

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided tours


Opening Times

* Gardens open daily, castle tours daily from March and on specific days before March, check website for details. Closed 24-26 December and 1 January.

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