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Special Interest Tours

Join an in-depth tour on art, conservation or politics at Hillsborough Castle and learn about different aspects of the castle. Please select the date and time of your visit to the Castle. Your ticket includes all day access to the Gardens.

  • Art tour -
    12 July 11.30, 13 July 16.00
    09 Aug 11.30, 10 Aug 16.00

    Join an expert guide to learn about our celebrated collection of art.

  • LGBTQ+ tour -
    19 July 16.00, 21 July 11.30 & 16.00, 26 July 16.00
    02 Aug 16.00, 04 Aug 11.30 & 16.00

    Explore changing attitudes to sexuality and gender using stories and objects from Hillsborough Castle.

  • Politics tour -
    26 July 11.30
    30 Aug 11.30

    Follow 250 years of intimate and world shaping discussions held at the Castle.

  • American History Tour -
    04 July 11.30, 05 July 11.30, 06 July 16.00, 19 July 11.30, 20 July 16.00
    02 Aug 11.30, 03 Aug 16.00, 16 Aug 1.30, 17 Aug 16.00

    Explore the shared stories between the USA, UK and Ireland, learning about presidents and peacemakers at Hillsborough.

Need to know:

  • You should arrive at least 30mins before your selected ticket time as the Castle is a 20-30min walk from our car park. Our Palace Hosts will meet you at the State Entrance.

  • Entrance to the castle is via the State Entrance door.

  • All arrivals are via the car park just off the southbound A1. The pedestrian entrance to the gardens from Hillsborough village is open to members and pre-booked ticket holders only.

  • Please have your ticket either pre-printed or on a mobile device to show to staff.

  • HRP Members - please login using the login link above and then return to this page to book your ticket.

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