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Hillsborough Castle

Main Street, Hillsborough BT26 6AG, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9268 1309
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Excellent Visit To Historic Castle.

Had a great day visiting this lovely location. Very informative guide who told us all the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John H

An excellent visit to this lovely town. The castle is very elegant without being over ostentatious... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mike B
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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Main Street, Hillsborough BT26 6AG, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9268 1309
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great day visiting this lovely location. Very informative guide who told us all the interesting stories about the castle and its inhabitants. Very friendly staff especially the security staff.Who were very chatty and funny. Lovely walk in the gardens after.

1  Thank John H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent visit to this lovely town. The castle is very elegant without being over ostentatious. The gardens, immaculately maintained, make for a delightful walk.

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

The castle has now been taken over by Historic Royal Palaces which means at long last that the castle and its treasures can be properly preserved and maintained for future generations. There are ambitious plans to open up the grounds with new access routes and...More

Thank Joby135
Reviewed 12 May 2017

There is understandably certain security checks for this visit. The rooms in the house are highly interesting with much personal detail in the exhibits, and the tour guide helps with information and little stories. The gardens are beautiful. The outside toilets are 5 star hotel...More

Thank GealCarn
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Took a guided tour around the castle. A lovely insight into the Queens Northern Ireland home. Well worth a visit to the Castle and the beautiful gardens.

1  Thank Andreanireland
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Nothing over the top as projected. A nice little castle. If someone likes history a lot then probably they will like this castle as it has guided tour. Personally i love castle and palaces but this castle didn't match my expectations. Can probably visit just...More

Thank supriyah
Reviewed 26 April 2017

First visit to Hillsborough Castle with family visiting from England. Our Tour Guide was Elizabeth,a lovely lady who was very informative knowledgeable and funny. We were all surprised at the history involved with the castle which was well explained. A walk in the gardens afterwards...More

2  Thank Green38
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a guided tour in Hillsborough castle. The rooms looked stunning, the explainer had a good sense of humour and it was interesting to hear a little bit about hustiry and modern life of royals. After tour we walked around beautiful gardens.

Thank olgaolgarus
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This was just a beautiful Castle. It is easy to drive to as it is well signposted. We went on a guided tour. It was 10 Pounds entrance per adult, which was well worth it. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. There were only...More

1  Thank Pat512016
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Only fault was that we didn't have enough time to explore the beautiful gardens in full with the rhododendron in full bloom the lakes the winding paths could spend all day there. We did the tour of the castle and I just loved it to...More

3  Thank Della B
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