Hillsborough Castle (also known as Government House)1741

Lisburn, Northern Ireland

Brief Description

The 'Large Park' was walled in the 17th century with a lake, parkland and a fort, mature trees and forest planting. The 'Small Park' dates from the late-18th century with mature trees, yew and moss walks, formal bedding, a pinetum, a planted glen, an ice house, a walled garden and a gate lodge.

Visitor Facilities

The site is open for a few days each year, usually in May, June and August.
Features
Lake, Gate Lodge, Pond, Yew Walk, Temple, Flower Bed, Icehouse, Kitchen Garden
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

The site is open for a few days each year, usually in May, June and August.

Directions

In the centre of Hillsborough off the B77/A1.
History

Period

  • Late 18th Century
  • 18th Century
Contact

Telephone

028 9056 9615

Official Website

Click Here

Other websites

Owners

  • Northern Ireland Office

    Stormont House, Stormont Estate, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT4 3SH
References

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