Grounds opening times:
Please note the site will be open from 10am every day - please allow time to walk from the entrance at the Visitor Centre (off the A1) if you are attending a session in the Kitchen or Tasting Theatre. We advise to allow up to 20 minutes to walk to the West Lawn where the Festival is located. Please allow up to 45 minutes prior to entering the admission area for Park and Ride time. If arriving just in time to do you Castle Tour first please allow 45 minutes from arriving at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens to pass through admissions and walk to the State Entrance for the start of your tour
Festival opening times:
Friday and Saturday: 11am - 6pm
Sunday: 11am - 5pm
Book in advance to save!
Festival & Gardens
|Festival & Gardens|
|Family (2 adults and 3 children)||£34.80|
|Family (1 adult and 3 children)||£24.30|
|VIP Child (5-15)||£20|
Festival & Gardens + Castle Tour
|Festival & Gardens + Castle Tour**|
|Child VIP (5-15)||£24|
Tickets can be purchased on the day at the ticket office but do not include the online discount.
Festival & Gardens + Castle Tour:
Adult: £19.50, Child: £9.70, Concession: £15.60, Family 1 adult + 3 children: £34.10, Family 2 adults + 3 children: £48.80.
Festival & Gardens:
Adult: £15.50, Child: £7.70, Concession: £12.40, Family 1 adult + 3 children: £27.10, Family 2 adults + 3 children: £38.80.
*Concessions – Over 60s and students aged 16 and over in full time education with valid student ID (including international students with valid ID cards)
**Festival & Gardens + Castle Tour ticket includes a Castle Tour. Please select your Castle Tour timeslot at point of booking (VIP ticket holders will be contacted separately to book their tour time). Please arrive an hour in advance of your Castle tour time to allow for parking and to get to the Castle grounds and arrive at the Castle at least 10 minutes before your timeslot.
£2.95 admin fee per advance order
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