Hillsborough Castle Boundary Trail CLOSED UNTIL 1 JULY 2018
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Enjoyable walk through the historic Hillsborough Castle Gardens
Please note the castle and gardens are currently closed for major project works. As a reuslt this walk is currently closed, re-opening 1 July 2018.
Wander through the 98 acres of beautiful gardens of Hillsborough Castle. The gardens were developed from the 1760s onwards, and offer the visitor a contrast of ornamental grounds, woodland, waterways, and lawns. The Castle itself, built in the 1770s, is a working royal palace that functions as the official residence of the Royal Family when they are in Northern Ireland, and it has been the home of the Secretary of State since the 1970s.