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Hillsborough Castle and Gardens

16 Miles

Visitors can experience the fascinating story of the property and follow its journey from family home to political stage and now the only royal residence in the island of Ireland.

The 998 acres of beautiful gardens, designed and implemented from the 1760s onwards offer a contrast of ornamental grounds, peaceful woodlands, meandering waterways and immaculate lawns.  Visitors are recommended to look out for the statute of Ossian just outside the main entrance, the Lady Alice Temple, Quaker Burial Ground and Ice House, all found throughout the property’s impressive grounds.

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