Government – guidance

Guide to Hillsborough Castle

You can visit this working royal palace

Hillsborough Castle
Hillsborough Castle

Hillsborough Castle is the official residence of Her Majesty the Queen in Northern Ireland, and also the residence of the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.

With effect from 1 April 2014 Historic Royal Palaces have taken over responsibility for day-to-today management and presentation of Hillsborough Castle. Further information in relation to tours, opening hours and admission tariffs can be found on the Historic Royal Palace website