Hillsborough Castle, just outside Lisburn, is one of County Down's historically important tourist attractions.
A Tourist Attraction on TheBestof Lisburn
Hillsborough Castle, just outside Lisburn, was built in the late 18th century by Lord Hillsborough. It is now the official residence of the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland and the venue for official functions.
As a tourist attraction, Hillsborough Castle and its gardens are open on
May and June
for guided tours.
These tours are very popular and availability may be checked by contacting Hillsborough Castle near Lisburn on:
028 9268 2244
Guided tours for organised groups are also available throughout the year by prior arrangement.
As an historically important building, Hillsborough Castle passed into public ownership in the 1920s.
It may be used for functions by charitable organisations.
Full details of Hillsborough Castle can be found at either the Hillsborough or Lisburn