Hillsborough Fort

Northern Ireland Environment Agency owned property
Artillery fort built in 1650 by Colonel Arthur Hill - the Hill family built the village of Hillsborough starting with the fort.  Remodelled in the 18th Century for feasts and entertainment.

For safety reasons children under 16 cannot be admitted unless accompanied by an adult.

LImited wheelchair access. Surrounded by parks, Hillsborough has lots to see in a small space.
NB. As we do not have exact location information, this is a map of the local area.

Opening times:

Grounds Only open to the public

From 1st September 2014:
Sat 10:00 - 16:00
Sun 11:00 - 16:00


Closing of gates commences 15 mins before site closure time

Site open public/bank holidays except Christmas and New Year

Prices:

Free admission

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Hillsborough Vourist Information Centre

Location / Directions

From Lisburn, take the M1 countrywise to next exit for Sprucefield. Take the A1 Belfast to Dublin Road and approaching the Hillsborough Roundabout take the slip road to Hillsborough. Drive through to the far end of Hillsborough to The Square. The black pedestrian gates of Hillsborough Fort are on the left hand side, opposite Hillsborough Courthouse / TIC.
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Contact Details

The Square
Hillsborough
BT26 6AG

Website:
www.doeni.gov.uk/niea
Email:
nieainfo@doeni.gov.uk
Tel: (028) 9054 3030